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Chocolate cup: C.114 & A & B-1932

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Derby Porcelain Manufactory




Soft-paste porcelain chocolate cup with lid and saucer, painted with flowers in red and blue enamels, alternated with gold stars.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10-14) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th Century, Late#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1790

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red and blue) gold
Saucer Diameter 6 in Height 1 1/4 in
Cup And Lid Height 4 5/8 in Width 4 1/2 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain chocolate cup with lid and saucer, painted in red and blue enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 105, above a D surmounted by crossed batons with three dots per side, and surmounted by a crown
  • Method of creation: Painted in
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.114 & A & B-1932
Primary reference Number: 137188
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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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