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  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 4

Physical description

Bowl of soft-paste porcelain, with flanged top. Painted with harbour scenes in panels framed with feathery scrollwork, in imitation of a Chinese copy of a Meissen example; inside at the bottom, a red flower.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)


ca. 1770 (made)


Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt


Height: 7.6 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Object history note

London, Sotheby's, 30/04/1925.

Descriptive line

Bowl, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, about 1770

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rackham, B. "Mr. W.E.'s Collection of English Porcelain" in The Connoisseur, Vol. LXXVII, June 1927.


Soft paste porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Harbours; Flowers; Scrollwork


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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