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Tea bowl

Tea bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Shropshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1783-93 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)
    Chamberlain Worcester (gilded)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3344-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 6

Physical description

Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and decorated with gilding. Reeded; decorated outside with floral sprays, and inside with a rosebud on the bottom and a border of conventional ornament round the rim.

Place of Origin

Shropshire (made)

Date

ca. 1783-93 (made)

Artist/maker

Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)
Chamberlain Worcester (gilded)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

's'
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs. R. Overbury. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and gilded, Caughley Porcelain Factory, Shropshire, probably gilded at Chamberlain's factory, Worcester, ca. 1783-93

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Flowers, rosebuds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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