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Cup and saucer: EC.47 & A-1943

Object information

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Maker(s)

Factory: Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory

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Description

Large porcelain cup and saucer. Printed with flowers in natural colours, with gilt rims. The cup has the initials J. M. R., for Queen Juliana Maria, protectoress of the factory.

Legal notes

Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Place(s) associated

  • Copenhagen ⪼ Denmark

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1775 - 1780

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 17.8 cm Height 3.8 cm
Cup Height 6.4 cm Length 13 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Gilding

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: the three belts in blue
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.47 & A-1943
Primary reference Number: 209220
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Updated: Thursday 20 October 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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