tea bowl

Worcester Porcelain Factory, 1751



tea bowl

Worcester Porcelain Factory 1751

Summary

Wide tea bowl with tapering sides, curved base and tall narrow footring. Printed on sides in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie scene of garden enclosed by zigzag fence surrounded by stylised flowers and tendrils. On other side, island in river with trees and small hut, two birds flying above it, rocks and trees to right. Border of two parallel blue lines running round inside rim. Flower motif in well. Underglaze blue has bled in the glazing.


Object Name

tea bowl

Date Created

c 1770=1775

accession number

1917.499/2

Place of creation

Worcester

Medium

Credit

Leicester Collier Bequest

Legal

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