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Stirrup cup

Stirrup cup

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 14, shelf 6

Physical description

Stirrup cup in the form of a dog's head, of lead-glazed earthenware.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)


ca. 1780-1800 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD' above '1776'
Painted in red inside the rim. The mark was added in the 19th Century


Height: 14 cm, Width: 9.2 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Stirrup cup in the form of a dog's head, lead-glazed earthenware, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1780-1800

Labels and date

Stirrup cup in the form of a dog's head
Made in Staffordshire, about 1780-1800
Marks: 'WEDGWOOD' above '1776', painted in red
Lead-glazed earthenware

2359-1901 Jermyn Street Collection

The mark was added in the 19th Century [23/05/2008]


Earthenware; Lead glaze



Subjects depicted

Dogs (animals)


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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