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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1749-1752 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.214-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case B, shelf 2

Physical description

Cup of porcelain painted with enamels. Lobed, with no handle. Dark brown edge. Painted outside with a long tailed bird, pines, flowering plum trees and a banded hedge. Inside are two dragons in red, yellow, turquoise and blue in imitation of Japanese kakiemon porcelain.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1749-1752 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of porcelain painted with enamels, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1749-1752.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Pines; Plum; Lobed; Dragons; Flowers; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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