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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.643&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Fluted and with a scalloped edge. Painted with festoons of flowers in black and green hung over a gilt line.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A cross and '1'
In overglaze blue

Object history note

Part of two coffee cups and saucers with C.643B&C-1935. Part of the same service as C.642&A-1935. Formerly in the Alfred Trapnell Collection.

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1780.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Fluted; Flowers; Festoons; Scalloped

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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