Tea Bowl

ca. 1760 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels. Decorated with a print in black after a French original known as L'Amour. The print represents a gallant on a garden seat beside a lady whose hand he is kissing, a maid standing behind, and a fountain with a statue of Neptune in his chariot in the background.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels
Brief Description
Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels, with a print by Robert Hancock, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1760.
Physical Description
Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed with enamels. Decorated with a print in black after a French original known as L'Amour. The print represents a gallant on a garden seat beside a lady whose hand he is kissing, a maid standing behind, and a fountain with a statue of Neptune in his chariot in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.4cm
  • Diameter: 7.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
Part of a set of three tea bowls and saucers C.385 to E-1935.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.385-1935

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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