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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Egg Cup

1780-1810 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Egg cup of cream-coloured earthenware with lead glaze (Queen's ware). The bowl is painted with a border of flowers and leaves on a continuous stem in crimson and green, and with horizontal brown lines.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels
Brief Description
Egg cup of lead-glazed earthenware (Queen's ware), painted in enamels, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1780-1810
Physical Description
Egg cup of cream-coloured earthenware with lead glaze (Queen's ware). The bowl is painted with a border of flowers and leaves on a continuous stem in crimson and green, and with horizontal brown lines.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4cm
  • Diameter: 4.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'WEDGWOOD' (Impressed)
  • 'z' (Incised)
Gallery Label
Egg cup Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, 1780-1800 Marks: 'WEDGWOOD' , impressed and 'z', incised Lead-glazed earthenware 2357-1901 Jermyn Street Collection(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Jermyn Street Collection
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
2357-1901

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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