Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1834

GUSN

GUSN-306081

Description

Earthenware handless cup and saucer with brown transfer-printed "Oriental" pattern. Pattern depicts an exotic landscape with a man riding a camel. The border consists of alternating vignettes of flowers and a builing with dome and tower.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
saucers (plates)
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Orientalism
Chinoiserie
landscapes (representations)
Set, Cup and Saucer
Set, Cup and Saucer

Inscription

"Oriental [in scroll cartouche] / W R [swag banner] / Opaque China" (printed)

Pattern

Oriental

Additional Identification Number

1993.467ab

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton / Hanley, England

Dimensions

1 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of the Estate of C. Spaulding Prime

Accession Number

1993.467.1-.2

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]