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  • Place of origin:

    Longton (made)

  • Date:

    1958 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooper, Susie, born 1902 - died 1995 (designer)
    Susie Cooper China Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china with printed decoration

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bone china cup with straight-sides and an ear-shaped handle. Decorated with the printed design of "classic vista" in mushroom, green and yellow. The print features the lower floor of a palazzo and surrounds the body of the can, which on one side shows through a columned terrace, an open vista of Italianate architecture. The rim and the handle are gilt.

Place of Origin

Longton (made)


1958 (made)


Cooper, Susie, born 1902 - died 1995 (designer)
Susie Cooper China Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china with printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'Susie Cooper'
Printed in mushroom

Printed in mushroom

Printed in mushroom

Printed in mushroom


Height: 6.5 cm, Diameter: 6.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a coffee-set [C.5 to L-1982].

Descriptive line

Cup, part of a coffee-set, bone china with printed decoration of "classic vista", designed by Susie Cooper, made by Susie Cooper China Ltd., England, 1958.

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

Woodhouse, Adrian. Elegance and Utility 1924-1978: The work of Susie Cooper, R.D.1. Catalogue of the exhibition, held at Sandersons, 1978. 17 p.


Bone china


Printed; Gilt


Ceramics; Bone China


Ceramics Collection

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