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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hancock, Robert (decorator)
    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.385C-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels. Decorated with a print in black after a French original known as L'Amour. The print represents a gallant on a garden seat beside a lady whose hand he is kissing, a maid standing behind, and a fountain with a statue of Neptune in his chariot in the background.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Hancock, Robert (decorator)
Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

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Dimensions

Diameter: 12.1 cm

Object history note

Part of a set of three tea bowls and saucers C.385 to E-1935.

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels, with a print by Robert Hancock, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1760.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Fountain; Man; Chariot; Love; Servant; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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