Saucer, Philip Christian, c.1765-68

 

This Philip Christian saucer is attractively printed in black with the Rock Garden pattern in which a Watteauesque couple are seated in a shady garden grove, classical ruins just visible in the distance. The line, loop and dot border is painted in black enamel.

A teapot decorated in this pattern is illustrated by Hillis (plate 14.49).

Condition: Excellent - no chips, cracks or restoration. The printed and painted decoration is good, with no wear.

Dimensions: Diameter 13.3 cm

Liverpool Porcelain 1756-1804, Maurice Hillis (2011).

Liverpool Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century, Bernard M. Watney, Richard Dennis (1997).

 

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