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Cup: MAR.C.13.2 & A-1912

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Wedgwood, Josiah
Designer: Templetown, Elizabeth, Lady
Designer: Crewe, Emma




Jasper, white with green dip on the exterior of the cups and the interiors of the saucers, and white reliefs; engine-turned fluting and lapidary polished rim and interior. Translucent. The cups have a frieze of reliefs between the rim and the striped engine-turning round the lower part. The saucers have a border of acanthus and laurel leaves radiating inwards from the rim, and engine-turned stripes radiating from an undecorated circle in the centre. Cup has a putto with pipe, a dog, a vase of flowers, a dragonfly, two girls, one of whom is sewing from Domestic Employment, a plant, another plant, and a butterfly.


History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831-1912)

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1785 CE - 1795 CE


The reliefs known as Domestic Employment numbered 247 are attributed to Emma Crewe (fl. 1787-1818) and 248 to Lady Elizabeth Templetown (1747-1823).

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 13 cm Height 2.7 cm
Cup Height 4.5 cm Width 7.9 cm
Lower Part Of Cup

Materials used in production

white and green Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: S
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 3
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: S
  • Location: On the base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.13.2 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 11576
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 19 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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