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  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 18, shelf 5

Physical description

Cup of bone china painted with enamels and gilded. With a branching gilt loop handle. Decorated in imitation of Sèvres porcelain. On the front if a pastoral figure subject in the manner of Boucher enclosed in a framework of gilt scrolls. At the back is a wide turquoise-blue band.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)


ca. 1825 (made)


Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'LL' enclosing two small strokes with two dots below
In blue, in imitation of the Sèvres mark


Height: 8.3 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm

Object history note

Part of two cups and saucers C.689 to C-1935.

Descriptive line

Cup of bone china painted with enamels and gilded, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1825.


Bone china; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Pastoral; Scrolls; Figures


Ceramics; Bone China


Ceramics Collection

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