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Cup: C.7-1911

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Maker(s)

Spode (Factory)

Description

Bone china, moulded in London shape, painted in enamels, and gilt

Bone china, moulded, with applied handled, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in red, green, pale salmon-pink, and pale purple enamels, and gilt. The cup is of London shape. The exterior is painted with an Oriental garden with a fence, rocks, flowering plants and a tree. Apart from a small white area in its base, the inside is decorated with three ducks amidst flowering trees and rocks, reserved in a dark blue ground. There are gold bands round the foot and rim on the outside and the rim inside, and the back of the handle is gilded overall.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs James Bedford

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 2 7/8 in
Height: 2 5/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-02-10) by Bedford, James, Mrs

Dating

Early 19th Century
Circa 1815 - 1825

Note

London shape was introduced about 1813. The pattern 2696 probably between 1804 and 1806.

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, moulded in the London shape, glazed, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in red, green pale salmon-pink, and pale purple enamels and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SPODE 2696 8
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red
  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-1911
Primary reference Number: 40606
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 June 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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