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Minton coffee can and saucer with a painted landscape

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An image of Coffee can and saucer/cup and saucer. Minton factory, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent. The can is cylindrical with a circular ring handle. The saucer has deep curved sides and stands on a footrim. The cup is decorated externally with a yellow ground on which is painted a dark maroon landscape with a ruin on the right, and a low farm house and a tree on the left with mountains in the distance. There is a gold band below and another on the rim. Inside at the top there is a border of gold foliated scrolls. The cup is decorated en suite with ruins in a landscape with trees and distant mountains radiating from two gold concentric circles in the middle. Below the the rim there is a border of foliated scrolls between gold horizontal bands. Pattern no. 604. Bone china (?) decorated with a bright yellow ground, painting in dark maroon enamel, and gilding, height, cup, 6 cm, diameter, cup, 6.8 cm, width, cup, 8.3 cm, height, saucer, 3.2 cm, diameter, saucer, 13.8 cm, circa 1800. Production Note: The decoration imitates French late 18th porcelain, decorated with yellow grounds and monochrome purple or dark puce landscapes. On Minton, the painting is often executed rather roughly.

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Coffee can and saucer/cup and saucer. Minton factory, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent. The can is cylindrical with a circular ring handle. The saucer has deep curved sides and stands on a footrim. The cup is decorated externally with a yellow ground on which is painted a dark maroon landscape with a ruin on the right, and a low farm house and a tree on the left with mountains in the distance. There is a gold band below and another on the rim. Inside at the top there is a border of gold foliated scrolls. The cup is decorated en suite with ruins in a landscape with trees and distant mountains radiating from two gold concentric circles in the middle. Below the the rim there is a border of foliated scrolls between gold horizontal bands. Pattern no. 604. Bone china (?) decorated with a bright yellow ground, painting in dark maroon enamel, and gilding, height, cup, 6 cm, diameter, cup, 6.8 cm, width, cup, 8.3 cm, height, saucer, 3.2 cm, diameter, saucer, 13.8 cm, circa 1800. Production Note: The decoration imitates French late 18th porcelain, decorated with yellow grounds and monochrome purple or dark puce landscapes. On Minton, the painting is often executed rather roughly.

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  • Accession Number: C.240 & A-2015
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 768 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 423.45kB
  • Exposure time: 1/45
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1

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19th Century bone china coffee can coffee cup cup cup and saucer drinking vessel enamel enamelled English Fitz_AA gilded gilding gilt glazed gold landscape maroon Minton Minton factory painted porcelain purple ruins saucer scrolling scrolls taking tea teaware vessel yellow

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