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Cup

Cup

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.409-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 2

Physical description

Coffee cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, and decorated in imitation of Chinese famille roseporcelain. On the front is a Chinese woman and children in a garden. At the back is a river-scene in crimson monochrome in a reserve on a ground of gilt spiral foliage.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 6 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee cup of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Garden; Woman; River; Foliage; Children

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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