teabowl & saucer

Worcester Porcelain Factory, 1751



teabowl & saucer

Worcester Porcelain Factory 1751

Summary

Public: Teabowl and saucer, soft paste porcelain, enamelled overglaze in black, Chinaman holding a parasol and bird in an oriental landscape. Private: Teabowl with slightly tapered footring and everted rim. Enamelled overglaze in black with scene around the body showing a Chinaman holding a parasol and a bird next to low table with a vase of blossom. He stands in a landscape with a low fence and tree. A smaller scene shows part of a pagoda roof amongst rocks and trees. Birds in the sky all around. Scrollwork and diaper rim inside bowl and a roof, trees and rocks scene in the well. The shallow saucer has an everted rim and slightly tapered footring. The rim is painted with a scrollwork and diaper design, matching that in the teabowl. The Chinaman scene fills inside the saucer, he is standing beneath a larger tree.


Object Name

teabowl & saucer

Date Created

1750=1760

Dimensions

saucer: 1.8cm x 12.9cm
tea bowl: 4.3cm x 7.6cm

accession number

1948.146/2

Place of creation

Worcester

Medium

Credit

Gift of Mrs R E M Dykes

Legal

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