coffee cup

Robert Hancock, 1731 - 1817

coffee cup

Robert Hancock 1731 - 1817


Public: Coffee cup, soft paste porcelain, reeded loop handle, transfer-printed overglaze in black with scenes of rural life. Private: Coffee cup, tapered footring, rising to slightly everted rim, reeded loop handle. Transfer-printed overglaze, black. Milkmaids depicts one milkmaid carrying pail on head, man helps other milkmaid, on right, with her pail. Distant right hayrick in front of tree. Left, cow grazing, distant barn. Birds in sky, rural landscape. Milkmaid with calf shows woman behind calf, in front of thatched barn, tree to right. Horned cow to left. Rural landscape, birds in sky. Enamelled overglaze black band inner rim.

Object Name

coffee cup

Creators Name

Robert Hancock

Date Created

c 1760=1770

accession number


Place of creation




Gift of Mrs R E M Dykes


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