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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamel and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2890&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Cup and saucer of soft-paste porcelain. Both pieces are moulded with a wide band of scale pattern, and have a green border. The cup has two loop handles in the form of branching twigs; in the middle of the saucer is a floral spray in black outline, green and gold.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamel and gilt

Descriptive line

Caudle or chocolate cup and saucer, soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in green and gilt, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, England (London), ca. 1770

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

Burlington Magazine, May 1922, p. 229
For this pattern, see Anton Gabszewicz, Bow Porcelain: the Collection formed by Geoffrey Freeman (1982), cat. 181-82 (where dated ca. 1770)

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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