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

Coffee-Cup

second half of 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in red, pink, purple and green with sprays and inverted festoons of flowers. Inside the rim, formal border in green, red and gold.

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, second half of 18th century
Physical description
Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in red, pink, purple and green with sprays and inverted festoons of flowers. Inside the rim, formal border in green, red and gold.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6cm
  • Diameter: 5.7cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.236-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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