service, tea

manufacturer: Davenport & Co (estab. 1794, closed 1887)

circa 1835-1840
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Description
tea and coffee service comprising twenty-four [22] pieces, including a teapot, covered sugar basin, milk jug and a collection of tea cups, coffee cups and saucers. Each with buff coloured ground with gilded ivy leaves and trailing fronds and reserves containing rural scenes. The teapot is supported on ornate, scrolled and pierced base, has an ornate scrolled handle and griffin headed spout.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Davenport & Co (estab. 1794, closed 1887)
Production place
Longport, Staffordshire, England
Production date
circa 1835-1840
Media description
Bone china, enamel, gilding
Measurements
teapot (with lid): 171 x 265 x 172 mm
sugar basin (with lid): 158 x 155 x 163 mm
milk jug: 126 x 134 x 105 mm
slop bowl: 80 x 180 mm
cake dish: 390 x 260 x 230 mm
cake plate: 29 x 223 x 210 mm
saucer: 27 x 142 mm
tea cup: 52 x 120 x 10 mm
coffee cup: 70 x 10 x 85 mm
Signature/marks
"DAVENPORT / LONGPORT / Staffordshire" in blue | "1144" in gold
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0404

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