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Cup: EC.11-1939

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Production: Unknown
Factory: Alcora factory (Perhaps)




Earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white and painted in blue, yellow, green, and ochre. Circular with deep, curved sides, standing on a footring.

Legal notes

Given by Lady St John Hope

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 cm
Height: 5.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Majorca
  • Alcora ⪼ Spain

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-04-04) by St John Hope, Lady


Late 18th century
Circa 1780 CE - 1790 CE


Accessioned as from Majorca, but possibly made in Alcora.

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A 12
  • Method of creation: Painted in ochre yellow
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.11-1939
Primary reference Number: 76857
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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