Octagonal Milk Cup (gobelet à lait à cotes, huit rondes et égales)

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Dublin Core

Title

Octagonal Milk Cup (gobelet à lait à cotes, huit rondes et égales)

Subject

LCSH: Porcelain, French—18th century—Pictorial works | Porcelain, French—Private collections | Porcelain, French—Vincennes—18th century—Slide collections | Vincennes porcelain—18th century—Pictorial works | Slides (Photography)—Private collections | Fritzsche, Ulrich—Art collections—Pictorial works | Ceramic tableware—France—18th century | Beakers (Tableware)—France—18th century | Drinking cups—France—18th century | Gilding—France—18th century | Relief (Decorative arts)—France—18th century | Decoration and ornament—Plant forms—France—18th century | Flowers in art | Birds in art | Urns in art

Getty AAT keywords: porcelain (material) | porcelain (visual works) | dinnerware | cups (drinking vessels) | beakers (drinking vessels) | gilding-technique | relief (sculpture techniques) | floral patterns | flower (motif) | Aves (class) | urns

Description

35mm color slide of a white milk cup (Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory). It has no handles, and is octagonally shaped, with eight delicately curved panels. As visible in this slide, two of the panels are decorated with raised flowers in relief, and another panel is painted with a gold design depicting a bird, urn, and flowers. The rim and bottom edge of the cup are gilded. The number 6 is handwritten on the slide.

Creator

Fritzsche, Ulrich (creator of slide); D’Arms, Ted (photographer); Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object)

Publisher

Seattle Art Museum Libraries

Date

18th century (date of object)
October 1983 (date of slide)

Contributor

Painter, Kirsten Blythe

Rights

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Format

application/jpg

Language

English | French

Type

still image

Spatial Coverage

France

Temporal Coverage

eighteenth century (dates CE)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

slide, scanned using an Epson Perfection V600 Photo scanner at 3200 dpi.

Citation

Fritzsche, Ulrich (creator of slide); D’Arms, Ted (photographer); Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (creator of object), “Octagonal Milk Cup (gobelet à lait à cotes, huit rondes et égales),” Seattle Art Museum Libraries: Digital Collections, accessed October 1, 2022, https://samlibraries.omeka.net/items/show/2903.