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Coffee cup and saucer with yellow ground and flora

Manufacturer: Worcester Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1775; decorated outside the factory?
Overall (G83.1.1164.1): 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (6.4 x 8.9 x 5.7 cm)
Overall (G83.1.1164.2): 1 x 5 3/8 in. (2.5 x 13.6 cm)
Medium: Soapstone procelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Worcestershire, Worcester
Object number: G83.1.1164.1-2
DescriptionWorcester coffee cup and saucer, ribbed, with gilt scalloped edge and scroll handle with gilt devices. On both the cup and saucer there are two irregular panels reserved on the pale yellow ground and outlined in mauve. There are two smaller circular ones intervening, all with floral bouquets. The rim of the saucer is bordered in puce intersected at six points with floral sprays.