Glazed, off-white-coloured ceramic cup. Cylindrical body. Rounded edge of lip. Circular handle that has been cast separately from body then attached. Black transfer of a crown above block text that reads "N.Z.R." Rounded base edges with a circular resting point. Green transfer branding in cursive text reads "CROWN LYNN/ VITRIFIED".


  • Title: New Zealand Railways cup
  • Creator: Crown Lynn Potteries
  • Date: c. 1948 – c. 1955
  • Physical Dimensions: 78mm high × 110mm wide × 84mm in diameter
  • Provenance: Gift of Mrs J. Gillies. Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira
  • Type: Ceramic cup
  • Rights: © Auckland Museum CC BY
  • External Link: Auckland Museum: Collections Online
  • Wikipedia: Auckland Museum on Wikipedia
  • Other reference number: K4542

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