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 garden scenes. Private: Coffee cup, tapered footring, reeded loop handle. Transfer-printed overglaze, black. Tea Party No.2 depicts man and woman seated on elegant bench, she passes teabowl and saucer to him, sword at his right. Front left laden pedestal table, distant left tree, garden landscape, dog foreground. Maid and Page shows woman and boy walking through garden landscape, towards right. He, left, carries kettle, she holds dish. Distant right brids in sky, tree, left, branches spread. Enamelled overglaze black band inner rim.

Object Name

coffee cup

Creators Name

Robert Hancock

Date Created

c 1760=1770

accession number


Place of creation




Harold Raby bequest


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