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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Doccia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1862 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Doccia porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with blue enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.686&A-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with blue enamel and gilded. Egg-shell porcelain. Notched border in gold.

Place of Origin

Doccia (made)

Date

ca. 1862 (made)

Artist/maker

Doccia porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with blue enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A six-pointed star
In gold

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, Doccia porcelain factory, Doccia, ca 1862

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

70. Cup and saucer with stylized
flowers in relief
circa 1862
egg-shell porcelain painted in overglaze blue and
gold in relief
cup h 6,8 cm; saucer diam. 12,5 cm
under the cup a gold star
inv. C.686&A-1923
gift: Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO through The Art
Fund
Bibliography: unpublished

p. 68, Cat 70
Frescobaldi Malenchini, Livia ed. With Balleri, Rita and Rucellai, Oliva, ‘Amici di Doccia Quaderni, Numero VII, 2013, The Victoria and Albert Museum Collection’, Edizioni Polistampa, Firenze, 2014

Labels and date

Coffee Cup and Saucer
Porcelain
Mark: a six-pointed star, in gold
ITALY (DOCCIA); middle of 18th century
Gift of Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall D.S.O. through the National Art-Collections Fund
C.686 & A-1923
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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