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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1817-1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by C. B. Farmer

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of bone china, of 'Etruscan' shape, painted in enamels and gilded

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (probably, made)


ca. 1817-1825 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded


Diameter: 9.5 cm Diameter of cup, Height: 5.3 cm Height of cup, Diameter: 13.7 cm Diameter of saucer

Object history note

Acquired as 'Spode's factory'; relabelled 'Staffordshire, ca. 1830', probably 1920s-1950s

Descriptive line

Cup and saucer of bone china, painted in enamels and gilded, probably Staffordshire, ca. 1817-25

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For this 'Etruscan' shape, see Berthoud, Michael. A Compendium of British Cups. 1990, no. 661-684, where dated to ca. 1817-25


Bone china


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Shell; Bouquet; Scrolls


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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