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Cup and saucer

1918.228.1-.2 (RS211438)

Description

Ironstone handless cup and saucer with mulberry-colored transfer-printed pattern with elements overglazed in blue, green, yellow and red. Border pattern of scrolls and roses. Central scene of urn, vase, and flowers.

Details

Maker
Wooliscroft, George (Maker)
Date
1853
Inscriptions
"IRONSTONE/ [reg. mark= Feb. 10, 1853; parcel [illeg.]; patent # 89626] / EXCELLSIOR/ G. WOOLISCROFT" (printed)
Location of origin
Tunstall, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets
Places
Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
cups
earthenware
floral patterns
Flower
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
Overglazed
overglazing
Rose
saucers (plates)
Scrolling Border
scrollwork
Set, Cup and Saucer
transfer printing
Urn
Vase
Dimensions
3 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.228.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of S. F. Moore
GUSN
28069

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Excelsior

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