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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with underglaze blue and moulded in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:674-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 6

Physical description

Tea cup of porcelain, painted with underglaze blue and moulded in relief, and the outside is moulded with floral sprays laid over a pattern of vertical ribs, which is interrupted by three shaped panels with borders of rococo scrollwork, and Chinese landscapes or groups of trees are painted inside these panels, and round the rim internally and externally are borders of Chinese trellis-diaper, and inside on the bottom is painted a spray of flowers.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1765-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with underglaze blue and moulded in relief

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

One of a two cups with 414:674/A-1885 (Sch. I 475A)
There are no details of where Lady Charlotte Schreiber bought these pieces in her annotations to the first edition of the catalogue of the Schreiber catalogue

Descriptive line

Tea cup of porcelain, painted with underglaze blue and moulded in relief, made by Philip Christian & Co., Liverpool, ca. 1765-70

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Trees; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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