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Teacup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (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:

    C.876&A-1924

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teacup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain. The cup has no handle. Painted in underglaze blue with a Chinoiserie design of peonies, palisade and fungus; diaper borders.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'6' in blue

Descriptive line

Teacup and saucer, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1775 (teacup), ca. 1770 (saucer)

Production Note

Date given by John Howell in 1981

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Palisades (outworks); Peonies; Diaper-work; Fungi

Categories

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

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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