Antique John Rose Porcelain Tea Bowl Two Temples II Variation Broseley 1800
An early 19th century, antique English hybrid hard paste porcelain tea bowl with a ribbed body and transfer printed in an under glaze blue and white Chinese style pattern produced by John Rose of the Coalport Porcelain Works, Coalport, Shropshire, England. This teabowl dates to around 1800.
It has a very attractive blue and white Chinoiserie pattern known by collectors as the Two Temples II variation Broseley, a pattern originally produced in 1780 by Caughley from a Chinese original. John Rose had originally been apprenticed to Thomas Turner and took over Turners Caughley works in 1798. This pattern is also known as Broseley, Broseley Willow and Pagodas by some collectors.
The tea bowl body is ribbed with 16 ribs, with a repeated pattern of two large ribs between a narrower one on each side. It is sat on a turned slightly tapering foot rim about 3/8 inch high.
The teabowl is 2 inches high by 3 5/8 inches diameter. It weighs 103g unpacked.
It is in very good antique condition. There is a burst glaze frit bubble to one side near the rim and a short crack above the temple roof.Some very minor nicks to the footrim. Please see the photographs.
This is a great item for any collector of English 19th century tea bowls and saucers or John Rose Coalport porcelain.
Transfer ware collectors club database pattern number 18472