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

Coffee Cup

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

Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Decorated with two sprays flowers and two bunches of fruit.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief description
Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain, Vinovo porcelain factory, Vinovo, ca. 1780.
Physical description
Coffee cup of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Decorated with two sprays flowers and two bunches of fruit.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.9cm
  • Diameter: 6.7cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'V' and a cross (In blue)
  • (An incised mark)
Gallery label
COFFEE CUP Porcelain Marks: "V" and a cross, in blue and an incised mark ITALY (VINOVO); about 1780 J. G. Joicey Bequest C.1725-1919 (Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995)(ca. 1995)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.1725-1919

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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