cup and saucer

manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862);  John Wall (English, b.1708, d.1776); 

circa 1790
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Description
coffee cup with handle and saucer, coffee cup and saucer, hand-painted with a “Japan” style floral pattern in iron-red, green, blue and puce, with gilded highlights to some of the flowers. The diaper pattern around the rim of the coffee cup and saucer is enclosed by a red line border. The rim and foot of the coffee cup is line gilded as is the ring handle. The rim of the saucer is also gilded. The shape of the coffee cup and the ring handle are typical of Worcester in the Barr period. possibly Worcester. Worcester / Barr Worcester circa 1790
Maker and role
manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)
John Wall (English, b.1708, d.1776)
Production place
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Production date
circa 1790
circa 1795-1800
Media description
Porcelain, soapstone body, hand-painted
Measurements
cup: 170 x 97 x 68 mm
saucer: 20 x dia 142 mm
Measurement details
depth: 68mm
Credit line
bequest of Alwynne Jona OAM, Melbourne 2013
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
Accession number
A1304