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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 underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain. The cup has no handle. Painted in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie landscapes with pavilion and palisade; diaper borders.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)


ca. 1785 (made)


Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Teacup and saucer, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1785

Production Note

Date given by John Howell in 1981


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Pavilions (garden structures); Diaper-work; Landscapes; Palisades (outworks)


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


Ceramics Collection

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