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Cup and saucer: C.146 & A-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Swansea

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain cup and saucer, with moulded borders of basket pattern and oblique fluting. Gilt flowers and gilt edges.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Place(s) associated

  • Swansea ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

19th century
1814 - 1820

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold
Saucer Diameter 5 1/2 in Height 1 1/8 in
Cup Height 2 1/8 in Length 4 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Swansea
  • Method of creation: In red enamel
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.146 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 41141
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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