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Teacup and saucer

Teacup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel 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

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain, no handle. Painted in black enamel and gilt with sprays and sprigs, with borders (that on the cup being inside) of festoons and scale-pattern.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)


ca. 1785 (made)


Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel and gilt

Descriptive line

Teacup and saucer, soft-paste porcelain, painted in black enamel and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1785

Production Note

Date given by John Howell 1981


Porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Scale pattern; Flowers


Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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