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Cup and saucer: C.73 & A-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Chelsea-Derby Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain cup and saucer, painted in polychrome enamels and fluted in relief. Decorated with floral ornaments, reserved on blue radiating wavy bands, and in red on the area between.

Legal notes

Bequathed by The Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-04-05) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev


18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Chelsea-Derby Period
Production date: circa AD 1770

Components of the work

Cup Diameter 2 7/8 in Height 1 3/4 in
Saucer Diameter 5 in Height 1 1/8 in

Materials used in production

polychrome Enamels
presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in polychrome enamels

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.73 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 131426
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 September 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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