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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Coffee Cup

ca. 1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with black enamel and gilded. Cylindrical with a loop handle. Decorated with a boy holding a goat beside a seashore. Border in gold.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain panels painted with black enamel and gilded
Brief description
Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with black enamel and gilded, made at workshop in Rue du Petit Carousel, Paris, ca. 1790.
Physical description
Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with black enamel and gilded. Cylindrical with a loop handle. Decorated with a boy holding a goat beside a seashore. Border in gold.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.8cm
  • Diameter: 3.8cm
Marks and inscriptions
'C P G' [P is above G&G] (stencilled in red enamel)
Gallery label
Gallery 128 Decant 2003 Probably made at an unidentified Paris factory.(07/06/2004)
Credit line
Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support
Production
workshop in the rue de Petit Carousel; decorating firm
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.656-1923

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Record createdJune 7, 2004
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