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Coffee cup

  • Place of origin:

    Dehua (made)
    Netherlands (decorated)

  • Date:

    17th century - 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 7

Physical description

Cup, bell-shaped with loop handle. Painted outsdie with a Chinese figure and pagodas in three shaped panels reserved on a ground of floral ornament, above a band of oblique gadrooning in red, blue, green, yellow, black and glod. Around the inside is a formal border in red. Overdecorated in Holland, early 18th century.

Place of Origin

Dehua (made)
Netherlands (decorated)


17th century - 18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in colours


Height: 6.03 cm, Diameter: 6.03 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee cup, porcelain, decorated with figures, flowers and a band of gadrooning, Chinese, 17th - 18th century

Production Note

from label



Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Gadrooning; Figures


Porcelain; Household objects; Drinking; Ceramics


East Asia Collection

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