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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Thuringia (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gotha porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with black and purple enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1620-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with black and purple enamels and gilded. Round the top is a cylindrical wreath of oak leaves in gold between two black and gold borders. The lower part is vertically striped in gold.

Place of Origin

Thuringia (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Gotha porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with black and purple enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'R.g' and a stroke
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 6.7 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with black and purple enamels and gilded, Gotha porcelain factory, Thuringia, late 18th century.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Wreath; Striped; Oak

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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