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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1770-1777 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sydney A. Erwood

  • Museum number:

    C.296&A-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3 []

Physical description

The cup is spirally fluted and moulded with fronds along the flutes. Undulating gilt edge, loop handle. Round the rim a chain of flowers. The saucer is similarly decorated.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

1770-1777 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Conjoined anchor and 'D'
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside

Dimensions

Height: 6.6 cm cup, Diameter: 6.6 cm cup, Diameter: 12.7 cm saucer

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1777

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Enamelled; Gilt

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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