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Cup

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Passageway to Icon Room


About this object

The exterior of the cup is gilded except for a lozenge on the front, reserved in white and containing a Dutch genre scene of three men before a stove, painted in the style of the 17th century artist Adrian van Ostade. The handle is green. The interior is white.

Category:
CERAMICS, RUSSIAN
Object name:
Cup
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
ca. 1750-Early 1760
Size:
cup __2.00 IN
cup __5.08 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.230.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK __marked with the impressed double-headed Russian imperial eagle as used under Elizabeth Iand the number "1:" in gold.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Odom, Anne and Liana Paredes Arend. A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum. Edited by Nancy Eickel. Alexandria, VA: Art Services International, 1998. ","Odom, Anne. Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood. Edited by Nancy Eickel. The Hillwood Collection Series. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 1999."