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Teacup and saucer

Teacup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire, England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1815-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    World 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, England (made)


ca. 1815-1820 (made)


unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted in enamels and gilt


[Cup] Height: 5.7 cm, Diameter: 9.2 cm
[Saucer] Diameter: 14.3 cm

Descriptive line

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


Enamel; Bone china


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Foliation (pattern)


Ceramics; Bone China; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection code


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