teabowl & saucer

Robert Hancock, 1731 - 1817

teabowl & saucer

Robert Hancock 1731 - 1817


Public: Teabowl and saucer made of soft paste porcelain, transfer-printed overglaze in black with Dutch inspired landscape scenes. Private: Teabowl : slightly tapered footring, flaring to everted rim. Transfer-printed overglaze, black. The Old Dutch Inn, exterior, depicts riverside scene. Foreground; right, plinth surmouted with vase spouts water into river, left, man stands next to barrel. Background right; inn, steps lead left, at top man stands drinking, arch basement window, circular symbol hangs from pole, left, thatched lean-to covering barrels, ladder propped at rear. Distant left; track leads to buildings. Set in wooded rural landscape. Landscape with Tower shows distant right round tower and buildings. Foreground fence flanked by trees, foliage, rural landscape. Interior, shows windmill, buildings and trees. Enamelled overglaze black band inner rim. Saucer : tapered footring, flares to shallow form, slightly everted rim. Transfer-printed overglaze, black. The Windmill, depicts riverside scene. Windmill and building, right. Man and dog centre, two men by riverbank. Tall ruin with arched doorway, globe surmounting plinth, round tower and buildings, overshadowing tree, to left. Fence and foliage foreground. Buildings on middle-ground river island. Distant shore, buildings and hill. Birds in sky, rural landscape. Enamelled overglaze black band inner rim. pattern : The Windmill pattern : The Old Dutch Inn pattern : Landscape with Tower

Object Name

teabowl & saucer

Creators Name

Robert Hancock

Date Created

1760=1770 (circa)


saucer: 2.2cm
teabowl: 3.8cm x 7.4cm
overall: 4.3cm

accession number


Place of creation




Gift of Mrs R E M Dykes


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