Derby Porcelain Lidded Chocolate Cup and Stand c1800

Heading : Derby Porcelain Lidded Chocolate Cup and Stand 
Date : c1800
Period : George III
Marks : painted in iron red, crown, batons and cursive 'D'
Origin : Derby; England
Colour : puce and gilt over white grounds
Pattern : Foliate pattern accented with broad gilt bands; finer gilt leaves to the handles
Features: Cup with a ring finial to the lid and French handles; the well of the stand or saucer is recessed in to the cavetto
Condition : Excellent; two minor firing cracks to the lower terminals of the handles; wear to the gilding around the cup and stand rims, and to the innermost concentric circle on the stand; tiny amount of kiln spit inside the foot-rim of the stand and to the lid, which has been overpainted, with a little scorching to the underside of the lip.
Restoration : none
Dimensions : overall height 11.2 cm - cup diameter 7.0 cm - stand diameter 15.9 cm
Weight : 366 grams

References : Derby Porcelain 1748-1848 an Illustrated Guide (Twitchett, 2002) shows three instances of cups of this form dated to the last decade of the 18th century 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 22070128
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  • £575.00


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