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Coffee cup and saucer

Coffee cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hancock, Robert (engraver)
    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:668/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Hancock, Robert (engraver)
Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

Object history note

The engraving of 'The Tea Party', engraved by Robert Hancock, appears on pl. 84 of The Artist's Vade Mecum, 3rd edition, published in 1776
This cup and saucer were acquired separately by Lady Charlotte Schreiber, one piece from Solomon's, London, for £3 in July 1868, and the other as a gift from Sir Ivor Guest in February 1873

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and engraved by Robert Hancock, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1765.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Man; Woman; Servant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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