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  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H.M. Gulson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 6

Physical description

Cup of bone china painted in colours and gilded. Lobed sides and with a spreading rim and gilt loop handle. Painted outside with two shaped panels containing bouquets, having between them gilt floral sprays in slight relief on a dark blue ground. Round the inside is a band of gilt scrolls.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)


ca. 1825 (made)


Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Spode 4896' written in gold


Height: 5.7 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a 29-piece set of tea cup and saucers 557-1902.

Descriptive line

Cup, bone china painted in enamels and gilded, Spode Ceramic Works, Stoke-on-Trent, England, ca. 1825


Bone china; Enamel


Painted; Gilded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Lobed; Scrolls; Bouquets; Panels; Floral


Ceramics; Bone China


Ceramics Collection

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