tea bowl and saucer

unknown

circa 1860-1865
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Description
tea bowl and saucer, small spiral fluted tea bowl decorated with alternating bands of flowers and turquoise ground with raised paste gold jewels. Each panel of decoration is bordered with a gold band and the rim and foot rimare also gilded. One unusual aspect of the teabowl is that the underside of the bowl is painted with a spray of flowers.
Maker and role
unknown
Production place
England
Production date
circa 1860-1865
Media description
hand painted
Measurements
saucer: dia 140 mm
bowl: 50 x dia 850 mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0414
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