- Museum number
'Trembleuse' Saucer; soft-paste porcelain with a lead glaze; thickly potted; band of ribbed moulding runs round centre, enclosing four raised ridges which support the cup; ridges and rim decorated in underglaze-blue on white ground: zigzag motif on the ridges, floral motifs alternating with a bush on a mound rim; plain white underside with deep footrim; maker's mark on base.
- Production date
- 1725-1750 (circa)
Diameter: 12 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Compare with OA.10450
Firing defects, inclusions in the porcelain body and specks of underglaze-blue on the reverse are typical of the production problems characteristic of pieces bearing the ‘STC’ mark. On one part of the gallery the blue has flowed downwards.
The significance of the numeral and the letter 'D' has not been determined.
Comparable Examples: Sèvres, Musée national de Céramique, inv. 13404, (mark includes H)), 13400 868 (mark includes F), 22428.
- Not on display
- Small chip on rim.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 313 (Hurst)