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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.215-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 6

Physical description

Cup of porcelain painted with enamels. Lobed, with no handle. Dark brown edge. Painted with quails and flowering plum trees in red, blue, yellow and turquoise in imitation of Japanese kakiemon porcelain.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of porcelain painted with enamels, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1755.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Plum tree; Quails; Lobed; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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