slop bowl and two coffee cups and saucers

Worcester Porcelain Factory, 1751

slop bowl and two coffee cups and saucers

Worcester Porcelain Factory 1751


Public: Two coffee cups and saucers, and slop bowl, soft paste porcelain, painted overglaze in pink, iron red and green enamels and gilt with foliage pattern. Private: Circular fluted slop bowl, curved base, tapering footring and scalloped edge. Decorated round sides with band of green foliage and red berries and continuous line of gilt scrolls. Eight vertical lines of gilt scrolls and tendrils of foliage reaching down to base of bowl above footring, dividing bowl sides into eight irregular shaped panels. Surrounding footring, wide border of continuous peacock feather motif in dark pink, surmounted by gilt scrolls and cross hatching. Green and red foliate motif in well. Two tall fluted coffee cups curving to flat base, tapering footring and ear shaped loop handle. Both decorated with same pattern as slop bowl, handles picked out in gilt. Two fluted saucers, with curving sides and footring. Upper surface decorated with same pattern of green foliage, red berries and gilt scrolls round outer edge, eight lines of gilt radiating out from central white panel. Central panel filled with single foliate motif and surrounded by gilt scalloped rim and wide pink border with continuous feather motif.

Object Name

slop bowl and two coffee cups and saucers

Date Created

c 1775=1785


saucer: 2.2cm
coffee cup: 6.6cm x 8.2cm
bowl: 7.3cm

accession number


Place of creation




Leicester Collier Bequest


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