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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1815-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herculaneum Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case I, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of bone china, painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with three birds of brilliant plumage perched on branches of flowering trees.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)


ca. 1815-1820 (made)


Herculaneum Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

Object history note

Given by Miss Ffarington. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Tea cup and saucer of bone china painted with enamels and gilded, Herculaneum Factory, Liverpool, ca. 1815-1820.

Production Note

For another similar attributed to Herculaneum and dated ca. 1815-20, see Peter Hyland, The Herculaneum Pottery (2005), fig. 144.


Bone china; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Bird; Trees; Branches; Flowers


Ceramics; Bone China


Ceramics Collection

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