Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Genre Scenes

Date: 1756-1758


  • Diameter: 4.53 in (11.50 cm)

Maker: Bow

Engraver: Robert Hancock


Saucer printed in brick red with a painted loop and trefoil border.  11.5 cm diameter.  The print of the Tea Party is identical to a print on Worcester porcelain.  It can also be found on enamels.  Three sherds of this print were found on the Bow factory site.  For more information see English Ceramic Circle publication Bow Porcelain, On-glaze Prints and their Sources. Gordon and Sue Guy-Jones.

The source of the design forms part of page 37 of a drawing book "Published according to Act of Parliamt (sic) 24 Novr. 1756 Printed for John Bowles and Sons at the Black Horse in Cornhill". For the image see English Ceramic Circle publication, Bow Porcelain, On-glaze Prints and their Sources, Gordon and Sue Guy-Jones