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Coffee cup

Coffee cup

  • Place of origin:

    Höchst (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Höchst porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1512-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 3

Physical description

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. With a wreathed and ribboned medallion with a bearded classical head flanked by classical garden vases.

Place of Origin

Höchst (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Höchst porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A wheel
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 5.4 cm, Diameter: 6 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Höchst porcelain factory, Höchst, ca. 1780.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Bust; Vases; Medallion; Wreath

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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