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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Longport (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Davenport & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:791/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Tea cup and saucer of bone china, painted in grey and sage-green enamels and gilded

Place of Origin

Longport (made)

Date

ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Davenport & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Davenport / LONGPORT'
Printed in red

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Wolfsohn or Wollfsohn, Dresden, for 12 shillings in August 1869 (in her Journals, vol. I, p. 29, she describes the purchase as a 'Green cup and saucer, imitating "Empire" Sèvres, signed Davenport, Longport, 12/-')

Descriptive line

Tea cup and saucer of bone china, painted in grey and sage-green enamels and gilded, made by Davenport & Co., Longport, ca. 1825

Materials

Bone china

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Lotus; Landscape; Sheep

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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