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Bone china powder blue cup and saucer with gilded dragon design - c.1912

Bone china powder blue cup and saucer with gilded dragon design, © Wedgwood Museum
    Bone china powder blue cup and saucer with gilded dragon design
    © Wedgwood Museum

Cups and saucers. Powder blue backgrounds and gilding. c.1912

Cups and saucers. Powder blue backgrounds and gilding. c.1912

  • Type of object: Teaware/cup and saucer
  • Mark: (portland vase motif)
    WEDGWOOD
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    [Printed on cup and saucer]
    P
    [Printed on cup and saucer]
    O
    [Impressed on saucer]
  • Year produced: c.1912
  • Body: Bone china
  • Decoration: gilded
  • Accession number: 11297a, 11297b

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.