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1953

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2015

2023

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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is porcelain (possibly bone china), vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Nancy McClelland. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 6 × 10.5 × 9 cm (2 3/8 × 4 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 14 cm (1 3/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] "Spode", printed in underglaze blue (Spode Ceramic Works mark) [2] "2638", written in red overglaze (possibly shape or pattern number) [3] two dots within circle, painted in red overglaze (possibly painter's mark) Underside of saucer: [1] "Spode", printed in underglaze blue (Spode Ceramic Works mark) [2] "2638", written in red overglaze (possibly shape or pattern number) [3] two dots within circle, painted in red overglaze (possibly painter's mark)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works; porcelain (possibly bone china), vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a: cup): 6 × 10.5 × 9 cm (2 3/8 × 4 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 14 cm (1 3/16 × 5 1/2 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-126-a,b

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