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Cup

Cup

  • 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:

    C.689-1935

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Bone china; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Pastoral; Scrolls; Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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