Factory: Chinese - Jingdezhen
Date: c 1780
Chinese export tankard inscribed Thomas and Elizabeth Newman, Norwich, February 26th 1785. English gilding was frequently added to export wares. This could have been done as a special order through a London dealer, or decorated locally in Norwich or at the Lowestoft works. The former seems more likely as several London wholesalers are known to have used local gilders, supplying the pieces subsequently to provincial chinamen.
Derby Sauceboat c 1760-5
This fairly small sauceboat or creamer is similar to larger sauceboats made by Derby, and in the small size was produced into the early 1770s by Chelsea Derby, some examples being so marked.
It is based on a Meissen "Cos Lettuce" design. This b
Green - edged pierced eggcups were made in both pearlware and creamware in the last quarter of the 18th century. Marked Wedgwood examples are known but when unmarked many defy attribution.
Pennington porcelain coffee cup
This coffee cup is a miniature used either in a toy set or as a traveller's sample. It is unusual to find polychrome miniatures, as blue and white ones are much more common.