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Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)
    ca. 1785-1792 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Davis, George (painter)
    Chamberlain Worcester (decorator)
    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Spft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:642/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, fluted and with scalloped edges, painted in underglaze blue and enamels and gilded

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)
ca. 1785-1792 (painted)

Artist/maker

Davis, George (painter)
Chamberlain Worcester (decorator)
Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Spft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A crescent
In blue

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Smart, London, for £2 in 1867

Descriptive line

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and enamels and gilded, and fluted with a scalloped edge, possibly painted by George Davis ca. 1785-1792, possibly decorated by Chamberlain Worcester, made by Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, ca.1785.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Flowers; Butterfly

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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