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

Teacup and Saucer

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

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, brown, green, yellow, blue enamel and black with a Chinese man smoking under a tree with a boy attendant, this subject repeated twice on the cup. It is in reserve on a ground of lotus scrolls in gold, on which are also small panels in pink and black camaïeu.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt
Brief description
Teacup and saucer, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1780-1785
Physical description
Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, brown, green, yellow, blue enamel and black with a Chinese man smoking under a tree with a boy attendant, this subject repeated twice on the cup. It is in reserve on a ground of lotus scrolls in gold, on which are also small panels in pink and black camaïeu.
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.343&A-1924

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Record createdApril 27, 2009
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