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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)
    London (enamelled)

  • Date:

    sceond half of 18th century (made)
    early 19th century (enamelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.348-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain. Painted in underglaze blue with a Chinese dragon; details of the dragon with plum-blossom, clouds and emblems are added in pink, yellow, green and gold on a turquoise-blue ground.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)
London (enamelled)

Date

sceond half of 18th century (made)
early 19th century (enamelled)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer, soft-paste porcelain, originally painted in underglaze blue, with enamelled decoration and gilding added in London in the early 19th century, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, sceond half of 18th century

Production Note

Originally painted in blue, with enamelled decoration and gilding added in London in the early 19th century

Materials

Porcelain; Enamel; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms; Emblems; Dragons; Clouds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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