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  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    1785-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 1

Physical description

Coffee-cup of soft-paste porcelain, outside, painted in red, pink, brown, green, blue enamel and black with a Chinese woman and boy standing beside a tree and a flying bird. Inside the rim, border of arches in red.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)


1785-1790 (made)


Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels


Height: 6 cm, Diameter: 5.4 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee-cup, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, 1785-1790

Production Note

Date given by John Howell 1981


Porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Trees; Figures (representations); Birds


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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