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Teacup: C.11 & A-1958

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain teacup and saucer, decorated the 'Marchioness of Huntley' pattern onglaze in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain teacup and saucer, decorated onglaze with apple-green ground colour, iron-red, yellow, green, lilac and pink enamels and gilding. The circular cup has rounded sides and loop handle with kick terminal; the saucer has rounded sides without a well, and stands on a footring. The sup is decorated with the 'Marchioness of Huntley' pattern; the apple-green ground is edged with gilt rococo scrolls, from which hang two spiral sprays of flowers, separated by smaller sprigs. The rim is banded in gold. The inside has a central sprig. The saucer is decorated en suite.

Legal notes

Given by Miss E.M. Furlonge

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Furlonge, E. M.

Dating

18th Century
George III
Circa 1765 - 1770

Note

The pattern is named because a dessert service of the same pattern was sold by the second wife of the 10th Marquess of Huntley in 1882.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( iron-red, yellow, green, lilac and pink) gold
Saucer Diameter 13.0 cm
Cup Height 4.8 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, decorated onglaze with apple-green ground colour, iron-red, yellow, green, lilac and pink enamels and gilding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11 & A-1958
Primary reference Number: 37007
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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