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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue and painted in red enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2351&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of earthenware. Transfer-printed in underglaze blue with flowers and floral borders; the remaining surface filled in with red scale-pattern.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue and painted in red enamel

Object history note

Part of a breakfast service made for King George III. for use at Gloucester Lodge, Weymouth.

Given by Mr. Hugh Owen. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue and painted in red enamel, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., England (Etruria), early 19th century

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Scale pattern

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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