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Teacup, F70.166

Physical Description

Cup has hand-painted decoration in rust-red, blue, brown, light green, black and gilt depicting a nobleman and two women with an ocean-bay and mountains in the background in two panels on cup. Decorative panels around rims of all three hexagonal fill designs. Gilt and white, red and black 'drops' of glaze heavily used. Maker's mark on bottom.

Research Notes

Labelled "Satsuma". NB. Plate may simply be another saucer. Plate and saucer show nearly identical hand-painted decoration in rust-red, blue, brown, light green, black and gilt depicting a nobleman and two women with an ocean-bay and mountains in the background. Similar scenes in two panels on cup. Decorative panels around rims of all three hexagonal fill designs. Gilt and white, red and black 'drops' of glaze heavily used. —Jonathan Wicken

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 45 x 110 x 93mm

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