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Cup, cover and saucer

Cup, cover and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Longport (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1805-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Davenport & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2549 to B-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case I, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Cup, cover and saucer of bone china painted in enamel colours and decorated with gilding. On either side of the cup is an eight-sided panel containing, one, a distant view of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, the other, a landscape with a ruined Gothic building, a horseman, and a beggar. On the cover are two similar compartments separated by oak-leaves and acorns. The cup has two scrolled loop handles.

Place of Origin

Longport (made)


ca. 1805-1810 (made)


Davenport & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded


Height: 12.1 cm cup and cover, Width: 15.2 cm cup and cover

Descriptive line

Cup, cover and saucer, bone china painted with enamels and gilded, Davenport & Co., Longport, ca. 1805-1810.

Production Note

Illustrated in T.A. Lockett and G.A. Godden in Davenport: China, Earthenware & Glass (1989), fig. 303, where dated to ca. 1805-10.


Bone china


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Acorns; Landscapes; Horsemen; Oak-leaves; Beggars; Buildings


Ceramics; Bone China


Ceramics Collection

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