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Cup: C.96H-1918

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Barr, Flight and Barr




Soft-paste porcelain cup, painted with The Four Elements in a deep salmon-pink/orange ground, bat-printed in black, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain cup, painted overglaze with a deep salmon-pink/orange ground, bat-printed in black, and gilt. The tea cup is of circular shape with waisted base to the sloping sides. It has a circular ring handle with scroll terminal. It is decorated with a salmon-pink border gilt with a vermicular pattern, and banded in gilt, reserved with three octagonal panels containing classical deities, Neptune, June, and Jupiter, representative of three of The Four Elements, bat-printed in black.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA


19th Century, Early#
George III
Circa 1804 CE - 1813 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( black, salmon-pink/orange ground) gold
Tea Cup Height 6.0 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.96H-1918
Primary reference Number: 37302
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 November 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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