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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:

    414:650-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tea bowl of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, and painted outside with exotic birds among bushes and with insects in shaped panels bordered with gilt scrollwork and reserved in white on a ground of dark blue scale-pattern, and painted inside is a butterfly.

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 blue

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm

Object history note

Part of a set of two tea bowls and saucers 414:650/ to C-1885 (Sch. I 560 to C)
These pieces were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Dalgleish, London, for £5 in December 1867

Descriptive line

Tea bowl of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Butterfly; Birds; Insects

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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