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Armorial teacup, coffee cup, spoon and saucer from the Ludlow Service

Manufacturer: Richard Champion and Co., Bristol China Manufactor

Date: c.1775-1778
Overall: 6.2 x 10 x 7.7 cm (2 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Outside Diameter: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain, overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Bristol, Bristol
Object number: G83.1.1189.1-4
DescriptionA Champion's Bristol armorial teacup, coffee cup, saucer and spoon. The cups and saucer each with a coat-of-arms in iron-red and yellow within a gilt scroll and foliage surround and painted in colours with bouquets and scattered flower-sprays. The borders are with lappet-shaped bands enclosing puce trellis pattern divided by green marbleized lappets outlined in gilt and suspending flower-sprays.