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Cup and saucer in the Kakiemon style, Chantilly factory

Image attached to EC.42 & A-1942

An image of Cup/saucer/teaware. Chantilly Porcelain Manufactory. Both pieces are of a cusped quatrefoil plan with bases divided into four by channels radiating from a central depression. The cup has an angular handle with two projecting scrolls. The outside of the cup and the inside of the saucer are decorated with 'Quail Pattern'. Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, covered with white tin-glaze, and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and black enamels in Kakiemon style. Height, cup, 5 cm, width, cup, 9.7 cm, height, saucer, 2.6 cm, width, saucer, 13.3 cm, circa 1730-1735. Kakiemon style. Production Note: The 'Quail Pattern' was one of the most popular Japanese Kakiemon style designs and was copied by many European factories. The cusped quatrefoil forms of the cup and saucer were copied from Meissen models of about 1730.

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Cup/saucer/teaware. Chantilly Porcelain Manufactory. Both pieces are of a cusped quatrefoil plan with bases divided into four by channels radiating from a central depression. The cup has an angular handle with two projecting scrolls. The outside of the cup and the inside of the saucer are decorated with 'Quail Pattern'. Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, covered with white tin-glaze, and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and black enamels in Kakiemon style. Height, cup, 5 cm, width, cup, 9.7 cm, height, saucer, 2.6 cm, width, saucer, 13.3 cm, circa 1730-1735. Kakiemon style. Production Note: The 'Quail Pattern' was one of the most popular Japanese Kakiemon style designs and was copied by many European factories. The cusped quatrefoil forms of the cup and saucer were copied from Meissen models of about 1730.

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  • Accession Number: EC.42 & A-1942
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 379.59kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1
  • Captured: 2009:07:17 10:22:12

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18th Century birds blossom Chantilly Porcelain Factory cup cup and saucer Fitz_AA floral flowers French glazed Kakiemon moulded porcelain quail quatrefoil saucer soft-paste porcelain tableware taking tea tea cup tea service teacup teacups teaware tin-glazed white

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