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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:638/B-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 2

Physical description

Tea bowl of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, in the Japanese style, and fluted with a wavy edge, and the surface outside is divided into four large panels, separated by narrower panels, which radiated from a narrow band with flowers on a wavy stem reserved in white on a ground of underglaze blue, and the narrow panels are decorated with a red chrysanthemum among gilt foliage on a ground of powder-blue, and the large ones enclose alternately chrysanthemum-plants and branches of Prunus-blossoms in various colours and gold, and inside the bowl is a chrysanthemum.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A fretted square
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Diameter: 7.8 cm

Object history note

One of a set of two cup and saucers 414:638/ to C-1885 (Sch. I 534 to C)
These pieces were given to Lady Charlotte Schreiber by Mrs Ridge, Cheltenham, in September 1867

Descriptive line

Tea bowl of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, in the Japanese style, and fluted with a wavy edge, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Chrysanthemum; Prunus; Flowers; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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