Egg Cup - Ceramic, Grapevine Sprig, circa 1820-late 19th century Archaeology Reg. No: HA 291

One fragment of porcelain egg cup rim. The decoration is light blue applied grapevine sprig. The manufacture date range is circa 1820 to the late 19th century.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

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Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, eating dining, art deco
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Food Service
Tertiary Classification: cup
Activity: Food service
Specific Activity: Egg Cup
Trench Unit Number: G12/9/13/010
Manufacturer: c 1820-late 19th century
References: Brooks 2005: 42; Klose and Malan 2000: 54
  1. [Book], Alasdair Brooks, An Archaeological Guide to British Ceramics in Australia, 1788-1901, Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology, Sydney, 2005, 2005, 42 Pages
  2. [Article - Journal] Klose, J & Malan, A. The Ceramic Signature of the Cape in the Nineteenth Century, with Particular Reference to the Tenant Street Site, Cape Town. The South African Archaeological Bulletin. 55: 49-59., 2000, 54 Pages

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