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Flower pot

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1809 (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:

    414:492-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Flower of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and inverted truncated cone-shaped, with two adherent ring handles, and on one side is a bust of Queen Charlotte with 'Q. CHARLOTTE' below it, and on the other side is a group of ruins.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1809 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

Marks and inscriptions

'Q. CHARLOTTE'
Below the portrait of the queen

'2' [incised]

'B' [incised]
Probably the initial of Martin Barr

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Object history note

The bust if after a portrait drawn and engraved by James McArdell, published in 1762, and shortly after the marriage of the Queen to King George III
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Noakes, Worcester, for £1 in June 1868

Descriptive line

Flower of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and inverted truncated cone-shaped, with two adherent ring handles, and engraved by Robert Hancock, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1809.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Ruin; Queen

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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