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Cup: C.14.2 & A-1976

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain cup and saucer, painted with pink enamel bands and gold leaves, the monogram APL, and gold dentil edges

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in pink enamel, and gilded. Circular with deep sloping sides curving inwards to the footring.

Notes

History note: Arsinio Pinto Lei'te, grandfather of the donor, to whom it passed by descent.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs M.A. Metcalf

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976) by Metcalf, M. A., Mrs

Dating

Mid-19th Century
Production date: AD 1867

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( pink) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in pink enamel, and gilded.
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: APL
  • Location: On exterior of cup
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Monogram

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14.2 & A-1976
Primary reference Number: 71926
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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