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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1756 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.211&A-1940

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Cup and saucer of porcelain painted with enamels. Painted with sprays of red, purple and pale blue flowers in the manner of Japanese kakiemon porcelain.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1756 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In red

Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm Saucer, Width: 13.1 cm Saucer, Height: 6.5 cm Cup, Width: 6.5 cm Cup

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of porcelain painted with enamels, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1755-1756.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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