Skip to main content

Cup and saucer: C.18 & A & B-1990

Object information

Awaiting location update


Factory: Foley China Works
E. Brain & Co.




Cup, saucer, and plate set commemorating the 1937 Coronation. Bone china, transfer printed in black and painted in blue, green, yellow, orange and dark pink enamel colours.
On the cup, the Coronation coach is going to the right, followed by a man on horseback and an Indian man, whose train is held by two Indian boys. Behind there are three crowned poles supporting bunting, and a banner inscribed 'LONG LIVE THE KING'. The rim is encircled by a blue band, and there is a blue stroke down the back of the handle.
The saucer is decorated with the Coronation coach going to the left, with a banner above inscribed 'CORONATION', surrounded by bunting with a trumpet at the top, and a blue flag charged with a crown. The rim is encircled by a blue band.
The plate is decorated with an open carriage going to the left, with a banner above inscribed 'CORONATION', and a similar border to the saucer.

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990-11-26) by Andrew, Margaret, Mrs


20th century
Production date: AD 1937

Materials used in production

Bone china

Techniques used in production

Transfer printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Method of creation: Transfer printed in black
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18 & A & B-1990
Primary reference Number: 209392
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 5 August 2016 Updated: Tuesday 8 December 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Cup and saucer" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-01-29 07:23:14

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Cup and saucer |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-01-29 07:23:14|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Cup and saucer

Accession Number: C.451.2 & A-1928

Cup and saucer

Accession Number: C.451.3 & A-1928


Accession Number: EC.13.2 & A-1945

Cup and saucer

Accession Number: C.451.4 & A-1928

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...