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Tea bowl and saucer

Tea bowl and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Shropshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1779-99 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Martha Ann Walton Wise

  • Museum number:

    C.22&A-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 8 []

Physical description

Miniature (toy) tea bowl and saucer, transfer-printed in blue with 'Fisherman' pattern. On the outside and in the middle of the saucer is a Chinese lake-scene with figures of anglers and a boat. Round the inside of the cup and the rim of the saucer is a border of cresting.

Place of Origin

Shropshire (made)

Date

ca. 1779-99 (made)

Artist/maker

Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'S' printed in blue

Descriptive line

Miniature (toy) tea bowl and saucer, soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue, Caughley porcelain factory, England, ca. 1779-99

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

For this pattern see The Caughley Society, Caughley Blue & White Patterns (2012), cat. B03, where dated 1779-99

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Fishermen

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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