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Coffee cup: C.67-2010

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in black, puce, and purple enamels, and gilt with fern fronds, leaves, and berries. Pattern, no. 443.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in black, puce, and purple enamels and gilded. Cylindrical with a loop handle, and recessed base. Inside the rim there is a border comprising three fern fronds, a five part leaf and a purple dotted blossom repeated three times. On the exterior the upper part has five fern fronds, a five-part leaf and puce berries repeated three times, and below them, six five-part leaves on gold stems with wandering tendrils. There is a gold band round the lower edge and on the rim, and a vertical stroke down the back of thenhandle terminating in an arrowhead. Pattern no. 443.

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

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1795 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel gold Cup Diameter 6.5 cm Height 6.1 cm Width 8.5 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in black, and puce enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: remains of a white paper rectangular stick-on label

  • Text: NH 443
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.D.10
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.67-2010
Primary reference Number: 177385
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.D.10
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 March 2015 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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