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Teacup, coffee cup and saucer
c. 1815

The concave profile cups & their saucer are painted in naturalistic colours with birds in landscape settings, with groups of feathers. The pieces all have gilt dentil edges & the angular handles are edged with gold. The name of the bird in inscribed on each piece (teacup-Grosbeak, coffee cup-Goldfinch, saucer-Magpie)
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Keith Deutsher, Founder Benefactor, 1995
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Not on display