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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Doccia (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Doccia porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue and over-glaze with red and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Rev. Alfred Duane Pell

  • Museum number:

    C.448-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 6

Physical description

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue and over-glaze with red and gilded, with the Imari palette. Round the top is a narrow panelled border in blue and red with gilt festoons dependent from it. Below, on one side, is a bunch of flowers, and on the other, growing plants.

Place of Origin

Doccia (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Doccia porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue and over-glaze with red and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 6 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Doccia porcelain factory, Doccia, late 18th century.

Labels and date

Cup
Porcelain, decorated in an Imari palette
ITALY (DOCCIA); late 18th century
Rev. Alfred Duane Pell Bequest
C.448-1927
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Plants; Flowers; Festoons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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