Teacup, coffee cup and saucer, porcelain, made by New Hall Porcelain Works, Hanly, Staffordshire, England, c. 1815-1825
Coffee cup interior: White porcelain coffee cup with royal blue background enclosing pink flowers with black spotted stamen areas and gilded leaves and tendrills. 4 white panels the edges gilded and containing sprays of leaves, fall into a central gilded leaf motif.Cup exterior: White background with Imari colours-red flower with royal blue leaves lined with gilding and smaller gold leaves (on both sides). An angular sharply upturned handle.
A deep porcelain saucer painted with five leaf-shaped panels outlined in gilt and painted with delicate sprays of leaves in gilt. The panels are set against royal-blue ground painted in underglaze, with six pink flowers filling in white reserves, each positioned between tops of each of the two leaf-shaped panels.