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Cup: C.198-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Queen's Factory
Proprietor: Leboeuf, André-Marie




Hard-paste porcelain cup, painted in enamels and gold with rose buds and foliage.

Hard-paste porcelain painted in green, rose-pink, and grey enamels, and gilded. Cylindrical with a double-curved handle. The upper part is decorated with roses, buds, and foliage between broad horizontal bands of gilding, and the lower part with rose buds alternating with small gold sprigs. There is a gold band round the base, gold lines down the sides of the handle, and touches of gold down its back.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph


18th Century, Late
Louis XVI
Circa 1778 CE - 1793 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, rose-pink, and grey) gold
Including Handle Diameter 8.9 cm
Run Duaneter 6.5 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: V with downstroke or N
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: crown over A
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Stencilled in red
  • Type: Factory mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.198-1918
Primary reference Number: 72928
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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