Liverpool Porcelain Coffee Cup Floral Spray Antique c 1760 Richard Chaffers
A Richard Chaffers Liverpool porcelain tea or coffee cup painted in polychrome floral sprays. The interior with a stylised flower. This antique Liverpool porcelain cup dates to around 1760.
The pattern is recorded in Liverpool Porcelain by Hollis, page 191, on a teapot stand.
The factory of Richard Chaffers was on Shaw's Brow Liverpool, originally in Lancashire, now Merseyside, England. The factory initially produced pottery but, in 1755 Chaffers was joined by Robert Podmore who had worked at Worcester he brought with him the knowledge of making steatitic porcelain using soapstone.
Chaffers operated his porcelain factory operated from 1756 until his death 1765. Production was continued by Philip Christian who had been a partner of Chaffers.
The cup is in very good antique condition, there is a small chip to the rim. Please see the images.
This is a great item for any collector of English 18th century porcelain, poly chrome enamelled hand painted ware or 18th century early period Liverpool porcelain.
Height 2 3/8 inches ( 8.1 cm)
Diameter 2 1/8 inches ( 5.4 cm)
Weight 71 grammes unpacked
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