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A Lowestoft Porcelain Feeding Cup c1775

Heading :A Lowestoft Porcelain Feeding Cup 
Date : 1770-1780
Period : George III
Marks :None
Origin :Lowestoft, Suffolk
Colour :Blue and white
Pattern : Blue transfer printed Rose and mixed flower spray with butterfly
Features :Loop handle and slender tapering spout
Condition : Some stainng to tip of spout otherwise Good
Restoration :None
Dimensions : Height 8cms and 14cms from top of handle to tip of the spout
Weight : 190 grams

Reference 

For a Feeding cup of identical form and decoration  See: Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum. Smith S. page 131 and page14, page lower plate

Victoria and Albert Museum Reference C.361-1924

English Blue and White Porcelain- Bernard Watney plate 78c

 

We do not know if this was intended to feed an infant of an invalid, however, we would advocate the former, the spout is narrow, any solids even in broth would block this.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 21051125
  • Availability: Sold
  • £625.00

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