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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.644&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Decorated with the initial 'C' below a ring formed of blue forget-me-nots with yellow centres and small gilt leaves.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A cross
In overglaze blue

Object history note

One of two cups and saucers with C.644B&C-1935. Formerly in the Alfred Trapnell Collection.

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1775.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Forget-me-nots (flowers); Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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