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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/B-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 6

Physical description

Coffee cup of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in lilac and over-painted in enamels, with a print on one side of a landscape with a round tower and other buildings, and the other side has two figures in front of ruins with an aqueduct and the Temple of Vespasian in Rome.

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

Ruins; Aqueducts; Landscape; Towers (single built works); People

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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