Liverpool coffee cup and Japanese saucerOn display
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Liverpool coffee cup and Japanese saucer
Date1760 - 1765
Material and technique
porcelain (steatitic and hard paste)
Dimensionscup 6.1 cm (height)
cup 5.2 cm (diameter)
saucer 11.9 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Henry Rissik Marshall and his wife (Margaret) Monica Somerville, in memory of their only child William Somerville Marshall, 1957.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.