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Cup and saucer: C.10 & A-2020

Object information

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Maker(s)

Designer: Cooper, Susie
Decorator: Susie Cooper Pottery
Maker: Wood & Sons Ltd

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Description

Earthenware with brown and black underglaze crayon decoration on pink ground.

Earthenware with brown and black underglaze crayon decoration on pink ground.

Cup: Earthenware cup, circular, convex sides, semi-circular loop handle. Decorated in brown and black crayon under dull pink glaze, on the outside with a looping pattern and on the inside with thin black and brown lines just below the rim. Underside glazed within slim foot-rim.
Saucer: Earthenware saucer with deep bowl, central indentation. Decorated in brown and black crayon under dull pink glaze (slightly paler than that on the cup), on the upper side with a looping pattern inside thin black and brown lines just below the rim. Underside glazed within slim foot-rim.

Notes

History note: Formerly in the collection of Susie Cooper; bequeathed to her son, Timothy Barker, who gave it to the Museum.

Legal notes

Given by Timothy Barker, son of Susie Cooper and Cecil Barker

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2020-04-27) by Barker, Timothy

Dating

Circa 1934 - Circa 1939

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 14.4 cm Height 2 cm
Cup Diameter 9.5 cm Height 5.3 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulded
Glazed

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MADE IN / ENGLAND
  • Location: Underside of base of cup
  • Method of creation: Stamped in black
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: Susie Cooper [in script] / CROWN WORKS / BURSLEM / ENGLAND
  • Method of creation: Stamped in black
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10 & A-2020
Primary reference Number: 279155
Entry form number: 511
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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