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

Coffee-Cup

ca. 1790-ca. 1795 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in pink, red, brown, turquoise and green with a spray of peonies. Inside, border of loops in red.

Object details

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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. 1790-1795
Physical description
Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in pink, red, brown, turquoise and green with a spray of peonies. Inside, border of loops in red.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4cm
  • Diameter: 6cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Object history
Historical significance: This type of decoration is unusual on a late piece of porcelain.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.240-1924

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Record createdApril 22, 2009
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