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Cup and saucer: C.26 & A-1935

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Vezzi Porcelain Manufactory

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Categories

Description

Hard-paste porcelain cup and saucer, decorated in relief with prunus blossom. The borders are decrated with gold saw teeth

Notes

History note: Unknown before L.C.G. Clarke, MA

Legal notes

Given by L.C.G. Clarke, MA

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-05-01) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1725 CE - 1730

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 13.3 cm Diameter 2.5 cm
Cup Height 7.6 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Gilding
Relief

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ven.a
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in gold
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: A
  • Location: On base of cup
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Incised mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.26 & A-1935
Primary reference Number: 140187
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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