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Chocolate cup: C.115 & A & B-1932

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Derby Porcelain Manufactory




Soft-paste porcelain chocolate cup with cover and saucer, decorated underglaze in blue and onglaze in imitation of 'famille' rose, and gilt.

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


19th Century, second quarter#
George III
George IV
Production date: circa AD 1820

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( famille rose) blue
Saucer Diameter 5 1/2 in Height 1 1/8 in
Cup Height 3 1/4 in Width 5 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 7 (?) above which a D surmounted by crossed batons with three dots per side, and a crown
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.115 & A & B-1932
Primary reference Number: 137189
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 30 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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