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Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3284-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 1

Physical description

Cup of soft-paste porcelain, reeded with undulating edge. Decorated with a border of berries and foliage on a continuous stem and with sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'Flight' above a crescent
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 6.4 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilt, Worcester porcelain factory (Flight period), England, ca. 1790

Production Note

Flight period

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Berries; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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