Jul 20, 2012
Jul 20, 2012

Tea Cup

Tea Cup

c. 1730

Part of a set. See all set records


Chantilly Porcelain Factory


Soft-paste porcelain

Overall: 5.5 x 7.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1944.228.4



The pieces composing this individual tea set are entirely typical of Chantilly soft-paste porcelain in the Kakiemon style. Both the form and decoration of these pieces were inspired by Japanese prototypes. The use of knobs in the form of trumpet-shaped blossoms is characteristic of Chantilly wares.

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