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  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • 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, painted in red, pink, yellow, turquoise and brown with two Chinese figures on a terrace, in a panel reserved on a background of gold scrollwork with flowers in red and purple.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)


ca. 1780-ca. 1785 (made)


Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A cross in gold
Inside the foot


Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee-cup, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1780-1785

Production Note

Date given by John Howell 1981


Porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Terraces; Figures (representations); Scrollwork


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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