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Coffee cup: C.38A-C-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Derby Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain tea cup, coffee cup and saucer, painted onglaze with roses in pink and green enamels, among two gilt bands. Gold and pink diaper pattern with a band of roses

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pink and green) gold
Saucer Diameter 5 1/2 in Height 1 1/4 in
Tea Cup Height 2 1/4 in Length 3 3/4 in
Coffee Cup Height 2 3/8 in Length 3 3/8 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain tea cup, coffee cup and saucer, painted onglaze in pink and green enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 529, above which letter D, above which two crossed batons with three dots at each side and surmounted by a crown
  • Method of creation: Painted in purple
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38A-C-1918
Primary reference Number: 74751
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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