cup, saucer

manufacturer: Coalport porcelain factory (English, estab. 1795, closed 1862)

circa 1850-1855
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Description
teacup, coffee cup and saucer, decorated with gilded cartouches hand-painted with landscapes in brown, green and yellow enamels alternating with solid bright turquoise blue ground, interspersed with blue ground circles between each cartouche, below gilded rims. The interior of the cups has a gilded swag interspersed with a classical motif below the rim. The well of the saucer, gilded with two circles, one with a scalloped edge, above the circles, gilded acanthus leaves interspersing the cartouches of landscapes and turquoise blue ground. two cups and one saucer, Nine different scenes. Blue Sevres style background
Maker and role
manufacturer: Coalport porcelain factory (English, estab. 1795, closed 1862)
Production place
Coalport, Shropshire, England
Production date
circa 1850-1855
Media description
Bone China, polychrome enamel
Measurements
coffee cup: 68 x 99 x 71 mm
tea cup: 64 x 103 x 79 mm
saucer: 23 x dia 140 mm
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
A1305