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Coffee cup and saucer: C.35 & A-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue and overglaze in enamels with an Imari style pattern featuring an elephant, Oriental buildings, flowering plants and trees. Pattern no. 876.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in three shades of blue, overglaze in two shades of green, dark pink, apricot and red enamels, and gilded, in Imari style. The cup is of London shape. The saucer is circular with deep sloping sides, and stands on a footring. The exterior of the cup and the iis painted with an Oriental landscape with buildings, flowering plants, and a tree with gold leaves, beside which is an elephant facing towards the viewer. The inside has a gold border comprising a wavy line and vertical strokes with a horizontal gold band below. There are gold bands round the rim, foot, and back of the handle. The saucer is decorated with a version of the same Oriental landscape surrounded by the same border pattern, and has gold band on the rim.

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.


19th Century, Early#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1810

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel cobalt gold
Saucer Diameter 14.2 cm Height 3.4 cm
Cup Diameter 7.3 cm Height 6.5 cm Width 6.2 cm

Materials used in production

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.35 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177365
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV A 3
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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