Saucer

ca. 1770 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Saucer of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and decorated inside with figures of Chinese children among plants or with sprays of flowers in shaped panels outlined by gilt scrolls and reserved in white on a ground of dark blue scale-pattern.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Saucer of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.
Physical Description
Saucer of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and decorated inside with figures of Chinese children among plants or with sprays of flowers in shaped panels outlined by gilt scrolls and reserved in white on a ground of dark blue scale-pattern.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 11.7cm
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Part of two cups and two saucers with 414:634/ to C-1885 (Sch. I 539 to C)

These pieces were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Wareham, London, for £2 5 shillings in June 1867
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 539C - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:643/C-1885

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record createdJanuary 21, 2009
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