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Coffee cup and saucer: C.7 & A-2010

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Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain transfer-printed underglaze in blue with Two Moths’ pattern, and gilt

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transfer-printed underglaze in blue. Deep sided cup with loop handle, standing on a footring. The cup is decorated externally with a Chinese landscape known as 'Two Moths' pattern, with a pagoda and other buildings on the right, a smaller building and a willow tree on the left, and two moths flying overhead. Above is a border of trelliswork and diaper patterns within C scrolls, and a gold band on the rim. There is a blue leaf spray on the back of the handle. Circular saucer with curved sides standing on a footring, decorated inside with the landscape in the middle surrounded by a gold circle, a matching border, and a gold band on the rim.

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England


19th Century, Early#
George III
Circa 1795 CE - 1805 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue ( ceramic printing colour)
Who0le composed of glaze ( presumed lead-glaze)
Saucer Diameter 13.5 cm Height 3 cm
Cup Diameter 6.2 cm Height 6.6 cm Width 8.3 cm

Materials used in production

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 176642
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.K.1
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Created: Monday 2 February 2015 Updated: Monday 2 February 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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