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New Hall teacup and saucer

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An image of Cup and saucer/teacup and saucer. New Hall Porcelain Factory, Staffordshire, New Hall. Oriental style blue trees bearing pinkish-red leaves, bunches of red berries, and gold tendrils. Pattern 446. The circular cup has deep curved sides, a ring handle and a recessed base. The saucer has deep curved sides and stands on a footring. The exterior of the cup is decorated with two blue trees bearing dotted red leaves, bunches of orange berries, and gold tendrils. Inside the rim there are four dotted leaves and four paired bunches of berries, and tendrils, and in the middle, four blue leaves, a bunch of red berries and gold tendrils. There is a gold horizontal band below the design, and round the rim, and a vertical line down the back of the handle. The saucer has a central medallion filled with blue leaves, gold tendrils, and one large red berry surrounded by a blue and gold circle, from which extend two radiating blue trees with leaves and bunches of berries matching those on the cup. A gold band encircles the rim. Hard-paste porcelain painted in blue under presumed lead-glaze, and painted overglaze in orange-red enamel and gold, height, cup, 5.8 cm, width, cup, 10.5 cm, diameter, cup, 8.2 cm, height, saucer, 3 cm, diameter, saucer, 13.8 cm, circa 1785-1810.

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Cup and saucer/teacup and saucer. New Hall Porcelain Factory, Staffordshire, New Hall. Oriental style blue trees bearing pinkish-red leaves, bunches of red berries, and gold tendrils. Pattern 446. The circular cup has deep curved sides, a ring handle and a recessed base. The saucer has deep curved sides and stands on a footring. The exterior of the cup is decorated with two blue trees bearing dotted red leaves, bunches of orange berries, and gold tendrils. Inside the rim there are four dotted leaves and four paired bunches of berries, and tendrils, and in the middle, four blue leaves, a bunch of red berries and gold tendrils. There is a gold horizontal band below the design, and round the rim, and a vertical line down the back of the handle. The saucer has a central medallion filled with blue leaves, gold tendrils, and one large red berry surrounded by a blue and gold circle, from which extend two radiating blue trees with leaves and bunches of berries matching those on the cup. A gold band encircles the rim. Hard-paste porcelain painted in blue under presumed lead-glaze, and painted overglaze in orange-red enamel and gold, height, cup, 5.8 cm, width, cup, 10.5 cm, diameter, cup, 8.2 cm, height, saucer, 3 cm, diameter, saucer, 13.8 cm, circa 1785-1810.

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  • Accession Number: C.40 & A-2017
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 678 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 117.84kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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18th Century 19th Century berries berry blue branches cobalt cup cup and saucer enamel enamelled English fruits Georgian gilded gilding gilt glazed gold handle handled hard-paste porcelain hybrid porcelain lead-glazed leaves New Hall Porcelain Factory orange Oriental Style Orientalism overglaze painted porcelain service ware serving piece Staffordshire Pottery tableware taking tea tea cup teacup teaware tendrils trees underglaze

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