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Cup and saucer: C.41 & A-2010

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Bone china, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in red and green enamel, and gold in Imari style. Pattern 1368.

Bone china, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in pale green, iron-red, a little black, and gold in Imari style. The cup is of London shape. The circular saucer has deep sloping sides, and stands on a footring. The inside of the cup has a red and black bird on a white area. The rest of the surface is covered with two underglaze blue panels decorated with red and gold flowers, and two white panels decorated with a spray of underglaze blue and green leaves and red flowers, with seven red squares below. Above the panels there are red stylized plants reserved in a gold gound. The exterior is decorated with a border comprising alternating rectangles containing two scale-patterned diamonds reserved in a blue ground, and a red flower reserved in a blue ground. The back of the handle is gilded. The saucer is decorated with the same design as the interior of the cup, with the interior border round the outer edge. Pattern 1368.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

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.

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1813 - 1818

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( pale green, iron-red, a little black) cobalt ( underglaze) gold Saucer Diameter 14 cm Height 2.8 cm
Cup Diameter 8.7 cm Height 6 cm Width 10.6 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Bone china

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 1.A.2
  • Location: On base of both pieces
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.41 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177372
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: 1.A.2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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