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Coffee cup: C.9 & A-1975

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory
Printer: Yün-P'eng, Ting (Possibly after)

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain coffee cup and saucer, transfer-printed in black with the 'Red Bull' pattern, and painted in red, yellow, green, blue and pink enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain coffee cup and saucer, transfer-printed in black, and painted in red, yellow, green, blue and pink enamels. The circular cup has high sides, rounded at the base, with low footring and grooved loop handle. The saucer with shallow rounded sides and low footring. Each piece is printed with the 'Red Bull' pattern, the outlines filled in the famille rose style with coloured enamels. The interior rim of the cup is banded in black, that of the saucer in red.

Legal notes

Bought with the Rylands Fund

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1975) by Rylands Fund

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
George III
Circa 1762 - 1765

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( black, red, yellow, green, blue, pink)
Saucer Diameter 11.7 cm Height 2.0 cm
Cup Diameter 7.5 cm Height 5.9 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in black, and painted in red, yellow, green, blue and pink enamels

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9 & A-1975
Primary reference Number: 37027
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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