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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:

    414:628-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Basin of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and the outside is printed 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 the outside is further decorated by a print of a lady and a gentleman seated on the ground in a landscape, watching the gambols of two dogs, a print of a small domed building with twisted columns, and a print of a statue on a pedestal, and inside is a print of 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 H Worcester' and an anchor
On the print of L'Amour, and the anchor is the mark of Richard Holdship

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Davis, London, for £3 15 shillings in June 1870

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; Man; Fountain; Woman; Love; Spaniel; Buildings

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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