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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Cup and Saucer

ca. 1817-1825 (made)
Place of origin

Cup and saucer of bone china, of 'Etruscan' shape, painted in enamels and gilded

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cups
  • Saucer
Materials and techniques
Bone china, painted in enamels and gilded
Brief description
Cup and saucer of bone china, painted in enamels and gilded, probably Staffordshire, ca. 1817-25
Physical description
Cup and saucer of bone china, of 'Etruscan' shape, painted in enamels and gilded
  • Diameter of cup diameter: 9.5cm (Note: Converted from imperial)
  • Height of cup height: 5.3cm (Note: Converted from imperial)
  • Diameter of saucer diameter: 13.7cm (Note: Converted from imperial)
Credit line
Given by C. B. Farmer
Object history
Acquired as 'Spode's factory'; relabelled 'Staffordshire, ca. 1830', probably 1920s-1950s
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
For this 'Etruscan' shape, see Berthoud, Michael. A Compendium of British Cups. 1990, no. 661-684, where dated to ca. 1817-25
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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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