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Cup: C.10-1993

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Spode




Bone china transfer-printed in brown enamel with a view of Brighton, and gilt.

Bone china, moulded, transfer-printed in brown and gilt. Cylindrical with a recessed base and loop handle with a slightly projecting thumbrest. Decorated on the exterior with a view of the promenade and chain pier at Brighton, and on the interior, with a border of shells and lilies. There are gilt bands round the exterior and interior of the rim, and on the back of the handle, a stylised longitudinal leaf, a curved line and graduated horizontal lines and dots.


History note: Unknown before the donor

Legal notes

Given by J.A. Tait

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.7 cm
Width: 9.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by Tait, J. A., Dr


19th Century, Early#
George III
George IV
Circa 1810 CE - 1825 CE


Made during the proprietorship of Josiah Spode II

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( brown) gold

Materials used in production

Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, moulded, transfer-printed in brown and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SPODE
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1993
Primary reference Number: 40662
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 June 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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