Teacup and saucer

English
about 1770
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England), Possibly decorated by James Giles (English, 1718–1780)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

4.92 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.52a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain, cup has twisted twig handle terminating in leaves picked out in gold; gold band at foot of cup and upper rim of both pieces; gold scrollwork defining border of puce scale-pattern from which descend spiral festoons of polychrome flowers. Mark: crossed swords and “9” in underglaze blue.

Markings

Mark: crossed swords and "9" in underglaze blue.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson