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Tea caddy and cover

Tea caddy and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.365&A-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Tea caddy and cover, ovoid body with short neck and spreading foot. Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue on one side with a Chinese lake scene, on the other with peonies and a palisade. The lid also has a small device of peony and palisade; round the top a pair of plain blue rings.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)

Date

ca. 1775-ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 15.9 cm, Diameter: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Tea caddy and cover, soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1775-1780

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Palisades; Peonies; Lakes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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