saucer dish

Robert Hancock, 1731 - 1817

saucer dish

Robert Hancock 1731 - 1817


Public: Saucer dish, soft paste porcelain, transfer-printed and coloured enamelled overglaze with scene of classical ruins. Private: Saucer dish, circular shallow bowl, tapered footring, slightly everted rim. Transfer-printed overglaze, black, coloured enamelled overglaze, blue, green, yellow, red, gilded overglaze. Bearded Statue amongst Ruins shows remains of classical building, corinthian capitals, columns, bearded broken statue beneath central arch, statues on pediment, broken balustrade, stones on ground. Through arch distant pyramid obelisk. Man, blue robe, staff, in front of ruin echoes statue's pose. Stone tinted yellow. Green, red-brown wooded landscape, distant blue river, far shore buildings among hilly landscape. Gilded overglaze band inner rim and column details.

Object Name

saucer dish

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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