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Cup

18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Porcelain cup painted in colours and gilt. On the front a red heart below the words "L. A. Bon" in black (elle a bon coeur). Cylindrical cup with loop handle. The heart is within circular wreath of gilt foliage on a dark blue band, similar bands encircle the top and base, the remaining surface being decorated with gilt stars and dots.


Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain
Brief description
Porcelain cup painted in colours and gilt. On the front a red heart below the words "L. A. Bon" in black.
Physical description
Porcelain cup painted in colours and gilt. On the front a red heart below the words "L. A. Bon" in black (elle a bon coeur). Cylindrical cup with loop handle. The heart is within circular wreath of gilt foliage on a dark blue band, similar bands encircle the top and base, the remaining surface being decorated with gilt stars and dots.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6cm
  • Diameter: 6cm
converted from register
Marks and inscriptions
Marked VV ( for Verneuilh and nephew) in gold.
Transliteration
.
Credit line
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry
Collection
Accession number
C.535-1909

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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