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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1805-1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, transfer-printed and painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2438-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 1

Physical description

Cup of bone china, transfer-printed in black outline, painted in colours and decorated with gilding. Cylindrical, decorated with branches of Chinoiserie flowering plants on one of which a bird is perched. Round the inside of both is a border of gilt lozenges.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1805-1815 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, transfer-printed and painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Printed in red

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm, Diameter: 6.4 cm

Descriptive line

Cup of bone china, transfer-printed and painted in enamels and gilt, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, Staffordshire, 1805-1815

Materials

Bone china; Enamel

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Lozenges; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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