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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)
    London (decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sydney A. Erwood

  • Museum number:

    C.302&A-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain. The cup has a loop handle. Painted in enamels and gilt with ladders, leaves and berries between pale blue bands edged with gilt scrollwork.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)
London (decorated)

Date

ca. 1770-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'D' beside an anchor
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold.
For this mark see Mitchell, Stephen. The Marks on Chelsea-Derby and Early Crossed Batons Useful Wares. London: SGM Books, 2007, Pl. 33iii.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm cup, Diameter: 6.3 cm cup, Diameter: 12.4 cm saucer

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, decorated in London, 1770-1780

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Mitchell, Stephen. The Marks on Chelsea-Derby and Early Crossed Batons Useful Wares. London: SGM Books, 2007, Pl. 33iii.

Production Note

Made at Derby, decorated in London (but not at the Chelsea Porcelain Factory): see Marks and References

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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