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Cup & saucer, part of teaset: EC.31.3 & A-1942

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Cup & saucer, part of teaset


Pottery: Adams, William




White jasper ware, coated in blue and decorated with white sprigs.

Tea bowl, without handle, sitting on a foot-rim. Saucer formed as a deep bowl, with slight recess for cup foot, standing on a wide foot-rim. Both undersides are flat Exterior of bowl and top of saucer coated in blue jasper slip, with a wide white border at the edge. In each case, the blue ground is sprig decorated with a continuous strip of eight stylised acanthus motifs and a band of small looped circles running around the edge by the border.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-04-25) by Kempthorne, Mrs


For further details, see EC.31-1942

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.31.3 & A-1942
Primary reference Number: 76940
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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