Coffee Cup and Saucer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-309900

Description

Coffee cup and saucer part of "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. The cups and saucers are light cream-colored with aqua rims, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted pattern of flowers and geometric designs in aqua, blues, yellow, brown and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee cups
saucers (plates)
ceramics (objects)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Set, Cup and Saucer
Set, Cup and Saucer

Inscription

"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)

Pattern

Hampden

Additional Identification Number

1998.5905.39ab

Maker

Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Hanley, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Sets

Dimensions

2 3/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.39.1-.2

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)