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Cup and saucer: C.26 & A-1935

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Vezzi Porcelain Manufactory




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


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


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


Techniques used in production


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

Related exhibitions

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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