service, tea

manufacturer: Minton & Co. (English, estab. 1793);  manufacturer: Herbert Minton and Co., second time (estab. circa 1847, closed 1873); 

1871-1872
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Description
tea service consisting of twenty seven (27) pieces, tea cup with vertical sides gradually rounding and tapering in at the foot; simple loop handle. Commencing about 5 mm from the top of the cup is a deep, scalloped turquoise border edged with gold and tried at the bottom with swags comprising of graduated dots and pendants. Intermittant gold paterae from which are suspended swags of roses painted on the turquoise ground. The bottom half of the cup and the handle are white with the points of application of the latter painted with black and gold straps or bands. Rim decorated with a gold band, the interior of the rim having a dentil or dontil band. Gold band at foot rim.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Minton & Co. (English, estab. 1793)
manufacturer: Herbert Minton and Co., second time (estab. circa 1847, closed 1873)
Production place
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Production date
1871-1872
Media description
porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
Measurements
saucer: 22 x 142 mm
coffee cups: 65 x 84 x 60 mm
cake dish: 39 x 231 x 258 mm
tea cup: 67 x 94 x 70 mm
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
A0213

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