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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Coffee Cup

ca. 1780 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Höchst porcelain factory, Höchst, ca. 1780.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.4cm
  • Diameter: 6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
A wheel (In underglaze blue)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.1512-1919

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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