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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tea Bowl and Saucer

1783-93 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cup
  • Saucer
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
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
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.
Marks and Inscriptions
'S' (In underglaze blue)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Production
The underglaze blue decoration was carried out at the Caughley factory, and the gilding was probably added at Chamberlain's works
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.547&A-1935

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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