Cup and saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1853

GUSN

GUSN-28069

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

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
ironstone (pottery)
overglazing
transfer printing
floral patterns
scrollwork
Set, Cup and Saucer
Overglazed
Rose
Scrolling Border
Urn
Vase
Flower
Set, Cup and Saucer

Inscription

"IRONSTONE/ [reg. mark= Feb. 10, 1853; parcel [illeg.]; patent # 89626] / EXCELLSIOR/ G. WOOLISCROFT" (printed)

Pattern

Excelsior

Additional Identification Number

1918.228AB

Maker

Wooliscroft, George (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets

Dimensions

3 (H), 3 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of S. F. Moore

Accession Number

1918.228.1-.2

Places

Tunstall (County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom)