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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1817 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed and lustred

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Ethel Q. Weller

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of porcelain transfer-printed with a scene commemorating the death of Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales. Decorated with purple lustre bands and a black transfer print on the saucer and one side of the cup showing Britannia mourning at a tomb.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)


ca. 1817 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed and lustred

Marks and inscriptions

'To the Memory of Princess Charlotte'
Inscribed on the tomb

Descriptive line

Porcelain cup and saucer, transfer printed and lustred, Staffordshire, commemorating the death of Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, c.1817




Transfer-printed; Lustre

Subjects depicted

Tomb; Trumpets; Angels; Commemoration


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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