bowl, tea and saucer

manufacturer: Chelsea-Derby porcelain factory (estab. 1770, closed 1784);  manufacturer: Chelsea porcelain factory (estab. circa 1743-1745, closed 1769); 

circa 1770-circa 1784
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Description
tea bowl and saucer, fluted bowl and saucer, green flowers, gold trim. teabowl and saucer with fluted moulding, sparsely decorated with hand-painted floral sprays in tones of green, dentil gilded to the exterior rim of the teabowl and a gold floral motif to the well. Basin cup, white with green sprays, gold fluted edge.The saucer is hand-painted with green floral sprays, with dentil gilded to the interior rim. The teabowl and saucer are indicative of the post 1770 Chelsea-Derby porcelains, thinly glazed and produced at a time when ground colours were unpopular, the sparse decoration reflects a period where the taste was more classical and restrained, particularly from 1769-1775.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Chelsea-Derby porcelain factory (estab. 1770, closed 1784)
manufacturer: Chelsea porcelain factory (estab. circa 1743-1745, closed 1769)
Production place
Chelsea, London, England
Production date
circa 1770-circa 1784
Media description
porcelain, soft-paste
Measurements
bowl 29 x 125 mm
saucer 50 x dia 80 mm
Credit line
bequest of Alwynne Jona OAM, Melbourne 2013
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
Accession number
A1284