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Teacup, Coffee Cup, and Saucer

A work made of soft-paste porcelain with purple enamel and gilding.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of soft-paste porcelain with purple enamel and gilding.


c. 1770


Worcester Porcelain Factory (Warmstry House Period, 1751–1783)
Worcester, England, founded 1751

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Applied Arts of Europe


Worcester Porcelain Factory (Manufacturer)


Teacup, Coffee Cup, and Saucer


Worcester (Object made in)

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Soft-paste porcelain with purple enamel and gilding


Teacup: H. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.) diam. 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.) Coffee Cup: H. 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.) diam. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) Saucerdiam. 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.)

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Gift of Eugene D. Buchanan

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