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Champagne egg cup - after 1938

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

This egg 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 egg cup has a central floral design and a feathered edge to the interior rim, both painted in brick red. The egg cup is pear shaped.

This egg 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 egg cup has a central floral design and a feathered edge to the interior rim, both painted in brick red. The egg cup is pear shaped. 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. There is no date stamp on this piece so an exact date of manufacture is unknown, however it is after 1938.

  • Type of object: Useful ware/egg cup
  • Mark: ETRURIA
    ENGLAND.
    [Printed in green]
    K
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: after 1938
  • Body: champagne
  • Glaze: clear glaze
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-painted
  • Accession number: 12450e
  • Dimensions: 50 mm (diameter), 61 mm (depth)

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