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Cup: C.144-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Swansea

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed and painted in Rococo style with polychrome enamels and gilt.

Notes

History note: Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 2 3/4 in
Length: 4 1/2 in

Place(s) associated

  • Swansea ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Early#
Circa 1815 CE - 1820 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SWANSEA
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: In red
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.144-1918
Primary reference Number: 40743
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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