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

Cup and Saucer

ca.1862 (made)
Place of origin

Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cups
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief description
Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain, Doccia porcelain factory, Doccia, ca.1862.
Physical description
Cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded.
Gallery label
Cup and Saucer Porcelain Marks: on the cup a six-pointed star; on the saucer a seven-pointed star, in gold ITALY (DOCCIA); middle of 19th century C.401 & A-1919 (Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995)(ca. 1995)
Credit line
Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Frescobaldi Malenchini, Livia ed. With Balleri, Rita and Rucellai, Oliva, ‘Amici di Doccia Quaderni, Numero VII, 2013, The Victoria and Albert Museum Collection’, Edizioni Polistampa, Firenze, 2014 p. 88, Cat.71 71. Cup and saucer with Chinese figures circa 1862 egg-shell porcelain with overglaze painting in colours cup h 7 cm; saucer diam. 12,5 cm under the cup a gold star; on the cup the signature “Giusti” inv. C.401&A-1919 gift: Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO through The Art Fund Bibliography:unpublished Similar decoration see Cat. 72
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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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