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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1753-55 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3219-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 6

Physical description

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, made in imitation of Chinese egg-shell porcelain. The decoration consists of two lovers and a shepherd with a sheep and a dog in a landscape.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1753-55 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.4 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, Worcester porcelain factory, England, ca. 1753-55

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

Cyril, Cook The life and work of Robert Hancock London: Chapman and Hall, 1948, Item 82, p. 25 & note 2.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Sheep; Shepherds; Lovers; Dogs

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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