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

Teacup

ca. 1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Teacup with no handle, soft-paste porcelain, painted outside in underglaze blue with a bouquet and a spray of flowers, with other flowers added in red and gold. Inside, border of trellis and scrollwork in blue.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamel and gilt
Brief description
Teacup, soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue and enamelled decoration, and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1770
Physical description
Teacup with no handle, soft-paste porcelain, painted outside in underglaze blue with a bouquet and a spray of flowers, with other flowers added in red and gold. Inside, border of trellis and scrollwork in blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.1cm
  • Diameter: 7.6cm
Marks and inscriptions
'8' in underglaze blue (Inside the foot)
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.328-1924

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Record createdApril 24, 2009
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