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Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain, globular body transfer-printed outside in underglaze blue with sprays of flowers and butterflies, and a pair of plain rings round the top. The lid, spout and handle have sprays of flowers and the knob a floral device.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)


ca. 1785 (made)


Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue


Height: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1785


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Transfer-printed; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Floral patterns


Ceramics; Porcelain; Drinking; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Ceramics Collection

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