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Tea bowl and saucer

Tea bowl and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)

  • Date:

    1783-93 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)
    Chamberlain Worcester (gilded)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.547&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Tea bowl and saucer of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Fluted, with a scalloped edge, and decorated with a formal border in blue and gold, from which hang festoons of foliage in gold.

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)

Date

1783-93 (made)

Artist/maker

Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)
Chamberlain Worcester (gilded)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'S'
In underglaze blue

Descriptive line

Fluted tea bowl and saucer of porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded, Caughley porcelain factory, probably gilded at Chamberlain's factory, Worcester, ca. 1783-93

Production Note

The underglaze blue decoration was carried out at the Caughley factory, and the gilding was probably added at Chamberlain's works

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Fluted; Foliage; Scalloped; Festoons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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