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Tea canister and cover
  • Tea canister and cover
    Worcester porcelain factory
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Tea canister and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1782-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.123&A-1921

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tea canister and cover of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue. Diaper borders with floral reserves.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1782-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

A disguised number
Painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Descriptive line

Tea canister and cover of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in underglaze blue, Worcester Porcelain Factory, ca. 1782-1790.

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

For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. II.B.12, where dated ca. 1780-90

Production Note

Previously attributed to Caughley

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Pagoda; Flowers; Lakes; Diaper

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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