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Teabowl and saucer

Teabowl and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft paste porcelain, thrown and turned, transfer-printed in cobalt blue under a soft lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Betty French

  • Museum number:

    C.75:1, 2-1999

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Plain handle-less tea bowl and saucer with footrim but no well. Printed in blue with a version of the Worcester and Caughley 'Fence' pattern, and edged with paired rings in underglaze blue. The base is painted with a crescent in underglaze blue (in imitation of the mark of the Worcester factory).

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)

Date

ca. 1775-1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft paste porcelain, thrown and turned, transfer-printed in cobalt blue under a soft lead glaze

Descriptive line

Tea bowl and saucer, soft paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue, Lowestoft Porcelain Factory, Lowestoft, about 1775-85

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Lead glaze

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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