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

Coffee-Cup

1785-1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in red, pink, brown, green, blue enamel and black with a Chinese woman and boy standing beside a tree and a flying bird. Inside the rim, border of arches in red.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief description
Coffee-cup, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, 1785-1790
Physical description
Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in red, pink, brown, green, blue enamel and black with a Chinese woman and boy standing beside a tree and a flying bird. Inside the rim, border of arches in red.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6cm
  • Diameter: 5.4cm
Style
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.232-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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