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Cup and saucer: MAR.C.51 & A-1912

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Cozzi Porcelain Factory (Production)


Hybrid porcelain cup and saucer, decorated with underglaze blue, enamel colours and guilt. The design is of roses, with blue and gold borders.
Mark: on both pieces are an anchor in red enamel. On the cup is a '12', while an 'X' is incised on the saucer.


History note: Unknown beforfe C.B. Marlay (1831-1912)

Legal notes

C. B. Marlay Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Late 18th century
Circa 1750 CE - 1799 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ground colour ( blue) enamel gold Saucer Diameter 11.5 cm Height 2 cm
Cup Diameter 7.3 cm Height 4 cm

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Enamelling Gilding

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: an anchor

  • Location: On the base of both pieces
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 12
  • Location: On base of cup
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Incised mark
  • Text: X
  • Location: On base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Incised mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.51 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 77376
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 May 2017 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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