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Cup: C.9 & A-1990

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Chamberlain's Worcester Porcelain Factory




Porcelain cup and saucer, painted with flower branches in green, yellow and reddish-brown enamel colours and gilt.

Porcelain cup and saucer, painted in green, yellow and reddish-brown enamel colours and gilt. Cup of 'bucket can' form with scrolled ring handle; circular saucer with curved sides and footring. Both pieces are decorated with a floral spray, the name of which is inscribed on the base: on the cup, 'Heath Leav'd St John's Wort'; on the saucer, 'Box Leaved Milk Wort', both in pale purple. The rims and the edge of the handle are gilt.


History note: Bequeathed to the donor by Mrs M.S. Stewart

Legal notes

Given by C. Norman Kendall

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Kendall, C. Norman


19th Century, Early#
George III
George IV
Circa 1800 - 1825

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, yellow and reddish-brown) gilt
Saucer Diameter 14.5 cm
Cup Height 6.6 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain painted in green, yellow and reddish-brown enamel colours and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Chamberlains/Worcester
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: In pale purple enamel
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9 & A-1990
Primary reference Number: 37723
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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