cup and saucer

manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)

circa 1775-1780
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Description
tea cup and dish, fluted, decorated with underglaze blue border and painted with butterflies and stylised fruit. The centre of the dish and the bottom of the cup with a landscape. Gold scroll work and a dentil rim. From a service made for Lord Henry Thynne, Earl of Dalhousie circa 1770. The pattern is known by this name, the Earl Dalhousie pattern.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)
Production place
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Production date
circa 1775-1780
Media description
porcelain, underglaze blue, polychrome enamel decoration, gilding
Measurements
saucer dia 135 mm
cup 50 x dia 85 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
A0632

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