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Tea plate: C.27-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Susie Cooper China Ltd.




Bone china tea plate, decorated with sunflowers in two shades of sage green, yellow and orange.

Bone china decorated with covercoat transfer in two shades of sage green, yellow and orange, and banding in sage green enamel. Circular wih slightly sloping rim and shallow well. In the centre, a spray of one large and one small sunflower, the latter orange; on the rim, a pale sage-green band.

Legal notes

Given by Mr and Mrs Graham Slater

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1986) by Slater, Graham, Mr and Mrs


20th Century, second half#
Elizabeth II
Circa 1950 CE - 1966 CE


The green was 'Harrison's oak apple', according to the V & A Exhibition 'Susie Cooper Priductions', 1987.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, yellow, orange)

Materials used in production

Bone china

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Bone china tea plate, decorated with covercoat transer-printing in two shades of sage green, yellow and orange, and banded in Harrison's oak apple green enamel
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Susie Cooper/*/BONE CHINA/ENGLAND/SUNFLOWER/C2002'
  • Method of creation: Printed in sage green
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27-1986
Primary reference Number: 137163
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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