Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory
Bone china, bat-printed onglaze and painted in yellow, green, red, purple, and brown enamels, and gilded. Pattern no. 984
Bone china, bat-printed onglaze in pale purple, painted over in yellow, green, red, brown, pale and dark purple enamels, and gilded. The Bute-shape cup has an oval ring handle. The circular saucer has curved sides and stands on a footring. Inside the cup there is a central gold sprig with two leaves and a bud, and a horizontal gold band 1.6 cm below the rim. On one side of the exterior there is a vignette of a cottage in a landscape, and on the other side, a different cottage with a standing cow, a cow lying down, and a sheet grazing in the foreground. There are gold bands round the base and rim, and on the back of the handle, six stylzied leaves of graduated size. The saucer is decorated with a larger vignette of a landscape with a man wearing a red coat driving five sheep towards a farmhouse with a tree behind it and another on the right. There is a gold band 1.6 cm below the rim and another on the edge. Pattern 984.
History note: Unknown before testator
Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009
Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.
Bone china was introduced at New Hall about 1812
Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label
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