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Cup and saucer: C.23 & A-1920

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Production: Vezzi Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Cup (Beaker), hard-paste porcelain decorated with applied prunus sprays, and gilded

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs T. T. Greg

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920) by Greg, T. T., Mrs

Dating

18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1730

Components of the work

Saucer Height 1.6 cm Width 12.7 cm
Cup Height 8.3 cm Width 7.9 cm

Materials used in production

Gilt
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Applied
Gilded

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ven.a
  • Method of creation: In gold
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: A
  • Location: Both
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23 & A-1920
Primary reference Number: 140180
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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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