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Basin

Basin

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (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:

    414:627-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 38, shelf 3

Physical description

Basin of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and decorated outside with a print of a gentleman standing by a gate in conversation with a milkmaid who carries a pail on her head, a print of three haymakers beneath a tree, a man sitting and another standing both with forks, and a woman seated with a rake, and a print of a milkmaid carrying a pail on her head and another maid being helped by a man, and inside on the bottom is a group of three swans.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

Marks and inscriptions

'R. Hancock fecit.'
Signed on each plate

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from a sale at Christie's for £4 6 shillings in June 1875

Descriptive line

Basin of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and engraved by Robert Hancock, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Swan; Women; Milkmaid; Men

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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