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Cup and saucer: C.100 & A-2010

Object information


New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels with a pink scale border and rose sprays. Pattern, 273.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed, and painted overglaze in green, red, pink, puce, and pale purple enamels. The cup has deep sides with spiral fluting on the exterior, a loop handle, and footring. The circular saucer (A) has curved sides with shallow fluting on the inside, and stands on a footring. The cup is decorated on the inside with a border below the rim, comprising four pink and puce C scrolls enclosing a pendant trefoil leaf, separated by four broad areas of puce and pink trellis with below, each with a scalloped purple line with five pendant trefoil leaves. The exterior is decorated with a rose spray, two floral sprigs with a detached leaf between them, and on the back of the handle with a puce fan-shaped flower with three spots above, a large spot and a vertical stroke below, and a V on the lower end. The saucer has a rose spray in the centre surrounded by four different floral sprigs and two detached leaves, and the same border round the rim.


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.


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1790 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( green, pink, puce, pale purple) Saucer Diameter 13.8 cm Height 3.4 cm
Cup Diameter 6.8 cm Height 7 cm Width 9 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: Newhall/c. 1800
  • Location: On base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: PATT/273
  • Location: On base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.D.4
  • Location: On base of both pieces
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.100 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177512
Entry form number: 1297
Old object number: I.D.4
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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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