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Bone china cup and saucer with web motifs and gilding - c.1900

Bone china cup and saucer with web motifs and gilding, © Wedgwood Museum
    Bone china cup and saucer with web motifs and gilding
    © Wedgwood Museum

Cup and saucer; groundlaid in yellow and decorated with web motifs in raised-gilt paste. Bone china c.1900

Cup and saucer; groundlaid in yellow and decorated with web motifs in raised-gilt paste. Bone china c.1900

  • Type of object: Teaware/cup and saucer
  • Mark: (portland vase motif)
    WEDGWOOD
    ENGLAND
    [Printed on cup and saucer]
    WEDGWOOD [Impressed on cup]
    K
    [Impressed on saucer]
  • Year produced: c.1900
  • Body: Bone china
  • Decoration: gilded
  • Accession number: 10234, 10235+1
  • Dimensions: 55 mm (height), 140 mm (diameter)

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.