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Tea bowl

  • 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:

    414:667/B-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tea bowl of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel with L'Amouron the outside, representing a gallant on a garden seat beside a lady, whose hand he leans forward to kiss, and another lady stands behind, and in the foreground are a spaniel and a garden roller, and in the background is a fountain with the statue of Neptune in his chariot, and printed inside on the bottom is a swan.

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

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Diameter: 6.9 cm

Object history note

Part of two tea bowls and saucers 414:667/ to C-1885 (Sch. I 651 to C)
These two tea bowls and saucers were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from the Reverend J.C. Jackson, Hackney, for £1 10 shilings in April 1869, and from Mr Bohn's sale, Christie's, for £3 in March 1875

Descriptive line

Tea bowl of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and engraved by Robert Hancock, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1765

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Spaniel; Swan; Man; Woman; Fountains

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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