tea cup

Flight & Barr, 1783 - 1840

tea cup

Flight & Barr 1783 - 1840


Public: Teacup, soft paste porcelain, painted in brown enamels and gilt with strawberry pattern. Private: Circular tea cup with straight sides tapering towards base. Ridge two thirds of the way down, beneath which body curves in towards tapering footring. Upper half of body painted with wide border of meandering strawberry plant in gilt with dark brown leaves and fruit. Plain gilt double line border underneath, gilt bands to rim and round footring. Small circular loop handle with long tail reaching down towards base, picked out in gilt. Well painted with single leaf and strawberry in brown.

Object Name

tea cup

Creators Name

Flight & Barr

Date Created

c 1795=1804

accession number


Place of creation




Leicester Collier Bequest


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