teacup

manufacturer: Minton & Co. (English, estab. 1793)

circa 1815
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Description
coffee cup, of "London" shape, features a broad, continuous band of flowers around the upper two thirds of both the inside and outside, bordered top and bottom of gilt band. A similar band decorates the foot rim.
The white ground behind the flower panel is stippled with gold dots. This particular shape of cup (and handle) was introduced at Spode about 1813. 1810-11. First period of Minton. In the first seventeen years bone china was produced the number got to 1000.
Dated by its shape, pattern inspiration and maker's mark.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Minton & Co. (English, estab. 1793)
Production place
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Production date
circa 1815
Media description
porcelain, [bone china], enamel colours, gilt
Measurements
64 x 72 x 90 mm
Measurement details
height: 64mm
width: 72mm
depth: 90mm
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
A0660

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