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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1817 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed and lustred

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Ethel Q. Weller

  • Museum number:

    C.19&A-1970

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1817 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

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

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Lustre

Subjects depicted

Commemoration; Angels; Trumpets; Tomb

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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