Cup and Saucer, Child's; Crown Lynn; K2002/53/G/7.2

Name/Title

Cup and Saucer, Child's

About this object

Crown Lynn nursery rhyme child's cup and saucer. The saucer is Wee Pets which is also Crown Lynn. Cream coloured ceramic with gold trim around the saucer edge and the cup rim and handle. The cup has two images on it. The main image is of Humpty Dumpty sitting on a wall. The second image on the reverse side is of a snail towing a cart full of parcels. The cart has "Express Parcels Co." on the side of it.
The saucer has three images on it. A duck chasing a flying insect, a lamb with a blue ribbon and three flowers and Humpty Dumpty on a wall. It says "Humpty Dumpty Sat On A Wall..."

Maker

Crown Lynn

Maker Role

Ceramics Manufacturer

Period

1955-1970

Place Made

New Lynn, Auckland

Medium and Materials

Ceramic

Inscription and Marks

Base of the saucer "Wee/Pets/British".
Base of the cup has a crown with a star under it then "Crown Lyn/New Zealand"

Measurements

Cup: 6H x 7W x 5.5D cm
Saucer: 1.5H x 12DIA cm

Object Type

Cups and Saucers

Object number

K2002/53/G/7.2

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