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

Teacup and Saucer

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

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, no handle. Painted in black enamel and gilt with small sprigs and border (that on the cup being inside) of trellis diaper and festoons.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel and gilt
Brief description
Teacup and saucer, soft-paste porcelain, painted in black enamel and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1785
Physical description
Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, no handle. Painted in black enamel and gilt with small sprigs and border (that on the cup being inside) of trellis diaper and festoons.
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Honey, W. B. Old English porcelain; a handbook for collectors London: Faber & Faber, 1948, Pl. 64B, p. 152
Collection
Accession number
C.339&A-1924

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Record createdApril 27, 2009
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