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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Worcester
Factory director:
Barr, Flight & Barr period (1807–1813)
Date:
ca. 1807–13
Culture:
British, Worcester
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup [.3]): 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); Diameter (saucer [.4]): 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.112.3, .4
Not on view
The cup and saucer are from a breakfast service made for George, Prince of Wales, regent during the illness of George III, who later reigned as George IV (1820–30). The cup and saucer are enameled and gilded with the prince's crest, encircled by the Order of the Garter, and ensigned by his badge of three ostrich feathers within a prince's coronet and the motton "Ich Dien" (I serve).
Inscription: Honi soit qui mal y pense (motto)

Sticker on underside of saucer: 375-

Marking: Impressed on underside of each: Crown, BFB below


Painted in red on underside of each: BARR FLIGHT & BARR / Royal Porcelain Works / WORCESTER / London House / FLIGHT & BARR / Coventry Street / Manufacturers to their Majesties, Prince of Wales and Royal Family / Established 1751
George IV (as Prince of Wales) ; [ Sistrunk , 1969; sold to MMA ]
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