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Maker(s) &
Production:

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, factory, England, Middlesex, Chelsea

Category:

soft-paste porcelain

Name:

cup

Date:

circa 1745 1749

School/Style:

Rococo

Period(s):

mid 18th Century; Triangle Period; George II

Description:

Soft-paste porcelain cup, moulded, glazed and decorated with flowers in polychrome onglaze enamels.

Technique(s):

moulding; whole
glazing (coating); whole; presumed lead-glaze
painting overglaze; decoration; in polychrome enamels

Material(s):

soft-paste porcelain; whole
lead-glaze; whole; presumed lead-glaze
enamels; decoration; polychrome

Technique
Description:

soft-paste porcealin, moulded, glazed and decorated with flowers in polychrome onglaze enamels

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 2 7/9, in
length, whole, 3 1/2, in

Acquisition:

given; 1941-06-12; National Art Collections Fund

Provenance:

Dr Bellamy Gardner; sold Sotheby's, 12 June 1941, Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Chelsea Porcelain, English Ceramics, and Enamels. The Property of Dr and Mrs Bellamy Gardner., lot 20.

Acquisition Credit:

Given by the National Art Collections Fund as Trustee of the R.S. Cochrane Fund

Inscription:

factory mark; base; incised underglaze; triangle; indicates Chelsea

Documentation:

Pierce, Donald C.. 1988. English Ceramics, The Frances and Emory Locke Collection.Atlanta: High Museum of Artp. 70
Cf. p. 70, no. 66, for a handless beaker.

Related Object(s):

EC.16-1941
EC.17-1941
EC.18-1941
EC.19-1941; milk jug

Part Of:

EC.16-20-1941

Accession:

Object Number: EC.20-1941
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 131372; input: 2006-08-07; modified: 2017-02-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/131372





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