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Worcester Coffee Cup

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Dates Circa 1770
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description A Worcester coffee cup, painted with the so-called "Scarlet Japan" pattern, with panels of orange, central mons and gilt diaper design and leafy sprays of flowers, and a young boy holding a bird.

6.5cm High

Literature The Stephen Hanscombe Porcelain Collection, James Giles and his Contemporary Decorators. Illustration 90. for a coffee cup with similar pattern.
Worcester Porcelain 1751-1790 - Simon Spero and John Sandon, Page 213 for discussion on this pattern and Illustration 242 for a teapot with the same pattern.