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Teapot: C.121 & A-1932

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory
Engraver: Hancock, Robert (Transfer-print)
Cochin, Charles Nicolas II (After)
Engraver: Elliott, William (Probably from)

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, decorated with genre scenes in trasfer-printed black enamel.

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, transfer-printed onglaze in black enamel. Bulbous body with a ribbed loop handle, curved octagonal spout and a flower knob on the domed cover. On one side, 'The Minuet' and on the other 'L'Amour', signed 'R.Hancock. fecit'. On the cover, a windmill and a ruin with a tower.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 5 5/8 in
Width: 7 7/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George III
Circa 1760 - Circa 1770

Note

For the prints see Cook, Cyril, The Life and Work of Robert Hancock, Tonbridge and London, 1948, Item I, 'L'Amour'; Item 75, 'The Minuet'. 'L'Amour' after Charles Nicholas Cochin (1715-90, probably from an engraving by W.Elliot (d.1792?) published c.1745.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed onglaze in black enamel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R. Hancock. fecit
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.121 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 33173
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 March 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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