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Coffee can: C.7 & A-1998

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Maker(s)

Susie Cooper China Ltd. (Factory)

Description

Bone china coffee cup and saucer, aerographed in black, with sgraffito spirals and small circles, and painted in grey enamel.

Bone china coffee cup and saucer, aerographed in black, decorated with sgraffito spirals and small circles, and painted in grey enamel. Can shape. Cylindrical cup with rounded loop handle. Circular saucer with shallow curved sides, and a circular depression inside the low footring. The cup is decorated on the exterior, and has a white base, handle and a white interior painted with a grey band below the rim. The saucer has a white circle in the centre, a wide band of decoration, and a white rim and back.

Notes

History note: Given to the donor's mother as a retirement gift in 1966.

Legal notes

Given anonymously through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998-01-19) by Anonymous

Dating

1960s
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1966 : The mark on both the pieces was used between about 1951 and March 1966. See documentation

Note

The cup and saucer came from a boxed set of six coffee cans and saucers each of different colour, of which two were donated.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue) Saucer Diameter 14.0 cm Height 1.2 cm
Cup Diameter 6.5 cm Height 6.3 cm Width 9.4 cm

Materials used in production

Bone china

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Susie Copper/*/BONE CHINA/ENGLAND
  • Location: In centre of base of each piece
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7 & A-1998
Primary reference Number: 28594
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 November 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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