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Breakfast cup and saucer with side plate

Manufacturer: Minton

Date: c.1843
Dimensions:
Overall (G91.3.79.3): 6.4 x 14.7 x 11.2 cm (2 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Overall (G91.3.79.1): 2.6 x 19.9 cm (1 x 7 13/16 in.)
Overall (G91.3.79.2): 3.7 x 16.8 cm (1 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium: Bone china, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of N. Robert Cumming
Origin:England, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent
Object number: G91.3.79.1,.2-3
DescriptionRound plate is decorated with a pale peach underglaze ground with a large centre reserve and two adjacent reserves containing floral sprays, and complementary gilding. Large breakfast cup with loop handle has same decoration as the plate, except with a gilt sprig inside centre bottom and gilt leaves on handle. The saucer has decoration to match.