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1953

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Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is porcelain, overglaze enameling. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Nancy McClelland. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 6 × 10.5 × 9 cm (2 3/8 × 4 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 14 cm (1 3/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] "Spode", printed in underglaze blue [2] "2638", written in red overglaze [3] two dots within circle, painted in red overglaze Underside of saucer: [1] "Spode", printed in underglaze blue [2] "2638", written in red overglaze [3] two dots within circle, painted in red overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works ; porcelain, overglaze enameling; H x W x D (a: cup): 6 × 10.5 × 9 cm (2 3/8 × 4 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 14 cm (1 3/16 × 5 1/2 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-126-a,b

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