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Cup and saucer - Tasse et soucoupe de limonadier (?)
  • Tasse et soucoupe de limonadier (?)
    Chantilly porcelain factory
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Tasse et soucoupe de limonadier (?)

  • Object:

    Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1792-ca. 1805 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chantilly porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, possibly hard-paste, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J.H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    12&A-1906

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 25, shelf 2

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Physical description

Cup and saucer, porcelain, possibly for lemonade, painted in underglaze blue.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1792-ca. 1805 (made)

Artist/maker

Chantilly porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, possibly hard-paste, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

[cup] a hunting horn, with '.G.'
[cup] 'D'
[Saucer] 'cd [?]'

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer, porcelain, possibly for lemonade, painted in underglaze blue, Chantilly porcelain factory, France, about 1792-1805

Production Note

Attributed to the period after 1792, when Christopher Potter purchased the factory and manufactured hard-paste, by comparison with a similar analysed hard-paste cup and saucer at the British Museum.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Drinking

Collection code

CER

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