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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. 1780-ca. 1785 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, yellow, turquoise and brown with two Chinese figures on a terrace, in a panel reserved on a background of gold scrollwork with flowers in red and purple.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt
Brief description
Coffee-cup, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1780-1785
Physical description
Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, yellow, turquoise and brown with two Chinese figures on a terrace, in a panel reserved on a background of gold scrollwork with flowers in red and purple.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4cm
  • Diameter: 5.7cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
A cross in gold (Inside the foot)
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.234-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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