Saucer

ca. 1765 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Saucer of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel with L'Amour, 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 signed 'R H Worcester'.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel
Brief Description
Saucer of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and engraved by Robert Hancock, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1765
Physical Description
Saucer of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel with L'Amour, 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 signed 'R H Worcester'.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 11.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'R H Worcester', an anchor, and 'R. Hancock fecit' (Inscribed below the print, and the anchor is the mark of Richard Holdship)
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
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
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 651C - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:667/C-1885

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record createdJanuary 30, 2009
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