ENGLISH PORCELAIN COFFEE CUP, G.F. BOWERS PATTERN NUMBER 632
, JAPAN STYLE, CHINOISERIE DESIGN C.1848
attractive early Victorian English porcelain coffee cup of fine
quality. Similar to pieces by the later Worcester and Coalport
factories. A gem of a cup - Staffordshire made, by G.F. Bowers who
produced fine china for a few short years c.1842-68. Pattern 632
is a striking printed and hand coloured Japan style
chinoiserie inspiration. This unique 19th century cup shape design was
registered by Bowers at the UK patent office in June 1848. A great and
rare example for the discerning collector and display."Antiques Expert
height 68 mm max.
pattern number 632 as illustrated.
A further example of a G.F. Bowers cup in this shape with similar
pattern can be found illustrated in G. Godden Ed. ,
Staffordshire Porcelain, pp. 392 plate 552.
Cup is in very good condition with no restoration to porcelain. Colours
are bright and vibrant. There are minute specs of rubbing to gilding on
top flat of cup rim; a very fine faint hairline runs down the cup to
the right of the handle and is difficult to spot. Our images for
clarity on this item are much greater than life size.
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