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Champagne breakfast cup - after 1938

Champagne breakfast cup (obverse), © wedgwood Museum
    Champagne breakfast cup (obverse)
    © wedgwood Museum

This cup is in Wedgwood's light cane coloured body which was called champagne. It is decorated with pattern number TKH245. The K in the pattern number refers to the ware being decorated underglaze, whilst the H refers to the fact that it is free-hand painted. The name of the pattern is not known. The cup has a central floral motif and a feathered edge to the interior rim, both painted in brick red. The cup is pear shape.

This cup is in Wedgwood's light cane coloured body which was called champagne. It is decorated with pattern number TKH245. The K in the pattern number refers to the ware being decorated underglaze, whilst the H refers to the fact that it is free-hand painted. The name of the pattern is not known. The cup has a central floral motif and a feathered edge to the interior rim, both painted in brick red. The cup is pear shape. The Wedgwood Museum Archive's estimate books suggest the pattern was introduced during or after November 1938. Retail prices for this pattern are not known. we do not know an exact date of manufacture for this piece as the datestamp is missing, however it is after 1938.

  • Type of object: Teaware/tea cup
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    ETRURIA ENGLAND
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    [Printed in green]
    X
    [Printed in pale green]
    TKH245
    F
    [Painted in red]
  • Year produced: after 1938
  • Body: champagne
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-painted
  • Accession number: 12450m
  • Dimensions: 124 mm (length), 101 mm (width), 73 mm (depth)

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