Teacup and saucer from the "Kew" service

English
About 1780
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

4.76 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.58a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain, fluted (24 sides), royal blue borders with gilt edge and scrolls; puce urn with gilt inscription KEW for favorite residence of George III in center of each; both decorated with three polychrome enamel flower clusters incorporating gilt: quiver, arrow, and bow.

Markings

Mark: open crescent in underglaze blue.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson