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Cup, cover and saucer

Cup, cover and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Shropshire (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3367 to B-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Cup, cover and saucer of porcelain, painted in colours and decorated with gilding. On the front of the cup and in the middle of the saucer are exotic birds in a landscape, in a medallion reserved in white on a turquoise-blue ground and surrounded by gilt floral scrolls. Each piece has a border of gilt scrollwork; the cup has a loop handle formed of two intertwined stems, and the knob of the cover is in the form of a flower-bud.

Place of Origin

Shropshire (made)


first half of 19th century (made)


Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Descriptive line

Cup, cover and saucer, porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, Coalport Porcelain Factory, Shropshire, first half of 19th century


Porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork; Birds; Floral scrolls; Landscapes


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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