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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1756 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.840-1925

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two-handled cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded. Bell-shaped of oval section and with two scroll handles. Moulded in relief at the base with four bunches of leaves and forget-me-nots. Painted with bouquets of flowers in red, yellow, pink, blue and green. The handles are picked out in gold.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1756 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Width: 6.9 cm without handles

Descriptive line

Two-handled cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1755-1756.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves; Forget-me-nots (flowers)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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