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Black Asia soup cup & stand on Leigh shape - 1973-1980

Soup cup and stand, © Wedgwood Museum
    Soup cup and stand
    © Wedgwood Museum

Circular saucer with gently sloping shoulders to the footring.

Circular saucer with gently sloping shoulders to the footring.

  • Type of object: Dinner ware/soup cup & saucer
  • Mark: Portland Vase in black
    WEDGWOOD®
    Bone china
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    (printed)
    BLACK ASIA
    (printed in gold)
    E
    (printed in green)
  • Year produced: 1973-1980
  • Body: Bone china
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: glazed
  • Accession number: 10651
  • Dimensions: 158 mm (diameter), 157 mm (length)

Glossary

  • Bone china

    Bone china

    A porcelain made from clay and feldspathic rock with the addition of about 50 percent of calcined animal bone. Josiah Wedgwood II introduced bone china at the Wedgwood Etruria factory in 1812.