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Coffee cup

Coffee cup

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in lilac and over-painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:125-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 2

Physical description

Coffee cup of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in lilac and over-painted in enamels, with a print of an Italian mountain scene on one side, and the other side has a ruined colonnade with two figures.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in lilac and over-painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 5.4 cm

Object history note

Part of two coffee cups and saucers 414:125/ to C-1885 (Sch. I 660 to C)
These cups and saucers were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mr Baldwin's sale, Forster's, for £2 15 shillings in May 1870.
Acquired as Bow porcelain.

Descriptive line

Coffee cup of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in lilac and over-painted in enamels, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1765.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted

Subjects depicted

People; Landscape

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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