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Covered cup: C.2 & A-1836

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Hard-paste porcelain covered cup, decorated in enamel colours and gilt. There are two green borders on the cup, and one on the lid, both surrounded by gilt lines. Around the cup are double pink lines with a thick gold line curling around this. At the front of the cup is a pink circle bordered with a gilt circle, with the letter 'W' in the middle.
The lid has two sets of double pink lines with a thick gold curling line. There are gilt lines running around the base, and across, the knob.

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Given by Miss Whitehurst

Place(s) associated

  • Berlin ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1836-07-27) by Whitehurst, Miss


19th century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1836
Primary reference Number: 72973
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 November 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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