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Coffee cup and saucer: C.192 & A-1932

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Le Nove Porcelain Factory




Hard-paste procelain painted in sepia monochrome enamel. Painted with trompe l'oeil prints, giving the impression of a print lying in the saucer, and stuck to the cup


History note: Unknown before Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Place(s) associated

  • Le Nove ⪼ Normandy ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century-19th Century
1790 - 1810

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 11.4 cm Height 2.5 cm
Cup Height 6 cm Width 7.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram with a star below

  • Text: JL (?)
  • Method of creation: In gold
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: M
  • Location: Cup
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.192 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 140154
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 May 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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