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Teacup: C.77-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Hybrid hard-paste porcelain bat-printed in grey-black with a castle in a landscape on one side, and farmbuilidngs on the other with gold rim and base line. Possibly identifiable as u649

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, bat-printed onglaze in grey-black, and gilded. The Bute-shape cup has a circular ring handle. It is printed on one side with a vignette of a castle on a mound beside a river, and on the other with a group of farm buildings with trees behind them, and in the foreground, two men riding ponies and another man walking beside them. The rim is encircled by a broad gold band with a narrow band immediately below it, and with another round the base. The back of the handle is decorated with seven stylized stems of leavs of graduated size.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequst, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.4 cm
Height: 6 cm
Width: 10.4 cm

Relative size of this object

10.4 cm6 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1805 - 1810

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( grey-black) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, bat-printed in grey-black onglaze, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.D.6
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.77-2010
Primary reference Number: 177459
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.D.6
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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