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Cup and saucer

Cup and saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-75 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and iron red enamel, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Algernon Brent, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.181&A-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain painted in underglaze blue and iron red enamel, moulded and gilded.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770-75 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and iron red enamel, moulded and gilded

Descriptive line

Coffee cup and saucer of porcelain painted in underglaze colours, moulded and gilded, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770-75

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

For a coffee pot with similar decoration, S. Spero and J. Sandon, Worcester Porcelain ... The Zorensky Collection, 1996, no. 463 (where the enamelling is attributed to an independent enameller and dated ca. 1772)

Production Note

The decoration in iron red enamel was probably added outside the factory

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Landscapes; Panels; Leaves; Medallions

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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