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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (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:

    414:587/I-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

Saucer of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, fluted and with a wavy edge, and in the centre is a design of herring-bone diaper pattern in crimson, and decorated with loose wavy garlands of green leaves and small red berries hanging from the rim divided by gilt rococo scrolls.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.1 cm

Object history note

Part of a tea service of 26 pieces: Teapoy 414:587/C1-1885 (Sch. I 582C1); six tea bowls 414:587/F, H, J, N, O, P-1885 (Sch. I 582F, H, J, N, O, P); six saucers 414:587/G, I, K, L, M, Q-1885 (Sch. I 582G, I, K, L, M, Q); four covers 414:587/2, A2, B2, C2-1885 (Sch. I 582:2, A2, B2, C2); Milk jug 414:587/B1-1885 (Sch. I 582B1); sugar bowl 414:587/A1 (Sch. I 582A1); teapot 414:587/1-1885 (Sch. I 582:1); four coffee cups 414:587/R, S, T, U-1885 (Sch. I 582R, S, T, U); plate 414:587/D-1885 (Sch. I 582D); and tray 414:587/E-1885 (Sch. I582E).

Descriptive line

Saucer of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, fluted and with a wavy edge, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1775.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Berries

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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