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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1777 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:455/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and each with an undulating edge.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

1770-1777 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

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

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Button, London, for £15 in September 1883

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and each with an undulating edge, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1777

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Ivy leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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