Cup

1723-1795 (made)
Cup thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Cup of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in enamel colours and gilt. Outside are two ladies standing beside a table and a little boy watching a cock and a hen. Inside is a border of gilt floral ornament, and on the bottom a detached flower.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Cup of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, 1723-1795
Physical Description
Cup of 'eggshell' porcelain, painted in enamel colours and gilt. Outside are two ladies standing beside a table and a little boy watching a cock and a hen. Inside is a border of gilt floral ornament, and on the bottom a detached flower.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.1cm
  • Diameter: 7cm
Styles
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mrs Marie Adeline Dumergue
Production
Register
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.58-1912

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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