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Cup: C.17 & A-1990

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Factory: Jackson & Gosling




Bone china cup and saucer, transfer-printed in brown and painted in blue, red, yellow and black enamel colours and gilt with battle ships and flags.

Bone china cup and saucer, transfer-printed in brown and painted in blue, red, yellow and black enamel colours and gilt. On the cup, a battle ship with below, a scroll inscribed 'MIGHT IN THE RIGHT CAUSE SHALL PREVAIL' and below that 'EUROPEAN WAR/1914 & 15'. On either side there are crossed flags below planes, and to the left a sailor, and to the right a soldier. A gilt band encircles the rim and there is a gilt stroke down the back of the handle. The saucer is decorated with the battle ship and inscription and has a gilt band band encircling the rim.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Margaret Andrew

Place(s) associated

  • Longton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Andrew, Margaret, Mrs


20th Century, Early
George V
Circa 1915 CE - 1916 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, red, yellow and black enamel) gold
Saucer Diameter 13.3 cm
Cup Height 6.8 cm

Materials used in production

Bone china

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a crown over 'JACKSON & GOSLING/GROSVENOR CHINA/ENGLAND/REG No 643424'

  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in brown
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17 & A-1990
Primary reference Number: 38656
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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