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Coffee cup

  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Griffith, William (producer)
    Lambeth High Street pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Mellor Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.10-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 6

Physical description

A Chinese figure standing beside a rock and a tree in an oriental landscape in yellow, blue and manganese-purple.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Greyish white.
Shape: Handle flat on the inside, rounded on the outside. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1750-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Griffith, William (producer)
Lambeth High Street pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Diameter: 5.6 cm

Object history note

Exhibited: Rijksmuseum, No: 163.

Descriptive line

Chinese figure in an oriental landscape

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

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8

Production Note

London (probably Lambeth High Street, William Griffith)

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Tree; Figure

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Drinking; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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