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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Swinton (made)

  • Date:

    1825-1842 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rockingham Ceramic Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china with transfer-printed and gilt decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3166&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of bone china, transfer-printed in blue with sprays of rose, thistle and shamrock, and decorated with gilt stars. The cup is decorated with reeding at intervals, and both pieces have an undulating edge.

Place of Origin

Swinton (made)

Date

1825-1842 (made)

Artist/maker

Rockingham Ceramic Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china with transfer-printed and gilt decoration

Object history note

Known as "Rockingham porcelain."

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of bone china, transfter-printed in blue and painted in gold, Rockingham Ceramic Factory, England (Swinton), 1825-1842

Materials

Bone china

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Shamrock; Stars; Thistles (plants); Roses (flowers)

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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