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Teacup and saucer

Teacup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1815-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.717&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 20, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of bone china, painted in enamels and gilt. The cup painted inside and the saucer on the rim with a wreath of flowers in natural colours against a gilt background. In the middle of each a small spray within a band of gilt chain-pattern. Formal gilt foliage outside the cup.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1815-1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted in enamels and gilt

Descriptive line

Teacup and saucer, bone china, painted in enamels and gilt, England (Staffordshire), ca. 1815-20

Materials

Bone china; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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