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Coffee cup and saucer, Kakiemon style with quail pattern

Manufacturer: Bow Porcelain Works

Date: c.1755
Overall (G04.18.25a): 2 1/8 x 3 x 2 in. (5.4 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm)
Overall (G04.18.25b): 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (1.9 x 12.1 cm)
Medium: soft-paste (bone ash) porcelain; overglaze enamels, gold
Credit Line: The Macdonald Collection
Origin:England, London, Stratford-le-Bow
Object number: G04.18.25a-b
DescriptionBow single-handled coffee cup and saucer, enamelled in the Kakiemon style with two quail amongst flowering prunus and other plants, with a border of scrolling red foliage and gilt flowers at the rim.