Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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teacup and saucer
  • Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd.
    founded 1759
  • teacup and saucer, 1808–1812
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • enamel, porcelain, moonlight lusterware
  • Object Height/Diameter: cup: 6.4 x 9.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: cup: 2 1/2 x 3 11/16 in
    Object Height/Diameter: saucer: 3.2 x 14.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: saucer: 1 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0100.a,b
Description
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Exhibitions

Porcelain teacup and saucer with moonlight luster and enamel and gilt decoration. The bottom half of the cup is covered with moonlight/marbled luster in shell patterns. There is a border on the interior and exterior of the cup with multi-colored floral designs and conventional designs in gold. The handle is gold and scrolled.
The saucer has the moonlight/marbled luster patterns in the center. The border of the saucer has a border with multi-colored floral designs and conventional designs in gold.