Daniel Porcelain 2nd Gadrooned Shape Tea Cup 4347 pattern c 1827
An H & R Daniel porcelain tea cup neatly hand and very skilfully painted in the highly sought after 4347 pattern and made in the second gadrooned shape variation A circa 1827. This rare, beautiful quality and highly collectable tea cup box has the remnants and traces of a mark 4347. This pattern on tea-ware that combines both landscape scenes, flower decoration and intricate gilding and would have been very expensive at the time to manufacture.
Henry Daniel ran a porcelain decorating business and had a strong connection with Josiah Spode II, having a decorating establishment within the Spode works. In 1822 he set up on his own account decorating and manufacturing porcelain he traded as Daniel and son. In 1826 he went in to partnership with his son Richard and when they traded as H & R Daniel. They operated from London Road, Stoke and also Shelton, Staffordshire, England.
An identical shaped cup, with a different pattern, is illustrated on the excellent website of the Daniel Ceramic Circle https://danielcc.org/cups.php. Also a cup in the 2nd gadrooned shape on plate 733, on page 123 of "A Compendium of British Cups" by Michael Berthoud .
See also plate 189 page 115 of Godden's An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain for gadrooned porcelain in the Shrewsbury shape. We also have a coffee cup and a sugar box in the same pattern listed separately. The coffee can is shown in the last image for illustrative purposes only.
This tea cup is approximately 57 mm high, 126 mm long and is 103 mm diameter. It has a weight of 107 grammes unpacked.
Item condition: Excellent antique condition. absolutely minimal wear to the gilding, no chips cracks nor restoration. Please see the images.
This is a great item to add to any collection of sugar boxes or sucriers, antique English early 19th century, late Georgian or H&R Daniel porcelain.
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