Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920

Rabbit majolica stirrup cup produced by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent England circa 1920. A stirrup cup is a traditional parting gift given to guests who are leaving by horseback. It is also the traditional drinking vessel used to serve port or brandy before an English fox hunt. This stirrup cup features the head of a rabbit. Photo courtesy of MIS Karmason Library and Skinner Auctions.

Maker:

Josiah Wedgwood

England

circa 1920

Model #:

Majolica

Height:

3"

medium

Size:

Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920
Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920
Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920
Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920
Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920
Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920
Rabbit majolica stirrup cup - Wedgwood circa 1920