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Soft Paste Porcelain



18BC33 Federal Site
Feature ?


Private Collection

English soft paste porcelain plate printed underglaze in the Two Temples pattern (Copeland 1980).  The plate also has gold gilt applied over the glaze - from 18BC33.  English soft paste porcelain deep plate printed in Two Temples pattern with gold gilt band on rim and encircling cavatto.  7.5” rim diameter.  Two Temples pattern was one of the most widely copied Chinese landscape designs. English soft paste porcelain deep plate printed in Two Temples pattern with gold gilt band on rim and encircling cavatto.  7.5” rim diameter.  Two Temples pattern was one of the most widely copied Chinese landscape designs. English soft paste porcelain common shape cup painted in overglaze enamels in pink, red, blue and green in floral motif.  Most likely Lowestoft. 3.5” rim diameter, 2” vessel height. View of exterior and interior.  Date Range: c. 1780-1800.  English soft paste porcelain common shape cup painted in overglaze enamels in pink, red, blue and green in floral motif.  Most likely Lowestoft. 3.5” rim diameter, 2” vessel height. View of exterior and interior.  Date Range:      c. 1780-1800.

English soft paste porcelain plate printed
underglaze in the Two Temples pattern
(Copeland 1980). The plate also has gold
gilt applied over the glaze.

 

English soft paste porcelain deep plate printed
in Two Temples pattern with gold gilt band on
rim and encircling cavatto.  7.5” rim diameter.
Two Temples pattern was one of the most
widely copied Chinese landscape designs.
English soft paste porcelain common shape
cup painted in overglaze enamels in pink,
red, blue and green in floral motif.  Most
likely Lowestoft. 3.5” rim diameter, 2”
vessel height. View of exterior
and interior.  Date Range: c. 1780-1800.

Ruth Saloon 18BC79
Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837

English soft paste porcelain saucer or small plate painted over the glaze with green and pink enamels and purple luster. Only vestigial traces of the overglaze enamels remain, but the pattern of a detailed moth can be barely seen in the center of the plate.  6.5” rim diameter.   English soft paste porcelain saucer or small plate painted over the glaze with green and pink enamels and purple luster. Only vestigial traces of the overglaze enamels remain, but the pattern of a detailed moth can be barely seen in the center of the plate.  6.5” rim diameter.    Illustration of the moth image on plate.
                                                                               Illustration of moth detail by Alex Glass

English soft paste porcelain cup painted over the glaze with black and yellow enamels and purple luster. Rim diameter 3.5”.

English soft paste porcelain saucer or small plate painted over the glaze with green and pink
enamels and purple luster. Only vestigial traces of the overglaze enamels remain, but the
pattern of a detailed moth can be barely seen in the center of the plate.  6.5” rim diameter.

English soft paste porcelain cup painted over
the glaze with black and yellow enamels and
purple luster. Rim diameter 3.5”.


Oxon Hill Manor/Addison Plantation 18PR175
Area I Well, filled c. 1720-1750

English soft paste porcelain saucer painted in underglaze blue with trellis motif interior rim band. 5.5” rim diameter,  Minimum Vessel 67 (Lot 2250). English soft paste porcelain unidentified vessel (probably saucer) painted in underglaze blue with floral motifs. Minimum Vessel 6649 (Cellar Lots 2318, 2371, 3084, 3115 and Feature 140 Lot 1739 ).  18PR175-Lot 2318-English Soft Paste porcelain paste shot. English soft paste porcelain saucer painted in underglaze blue.   5.5” rim diameter, MV 6591 (Lot 2390).

English soft paste porcelain saucer painted
in underglaze blue with trellis motif interior
rim band. 5.5” rim diameter,
Minimum Vessel 67 (Lot 2250).

 

English soft paste porcelain unidentified
vessel (probably saucer) painted in underglaze
blue with floral motifs. Minimum Vessel 6649
(Cellar Lots 2318, 2371, 3084, 3115 and
Feature 140 Lot 1739 ).

English soft paste porcelain saucer painted in
underglaze blue.   5.5” rim diameter,
MV 6591 (Lot 2390).

Note:  Cellar filled in mid-19th century with soil removed from yard of 18th-century house during landscaping.


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Updated: 3/15/17

Chinese export porcelain tea caddy from Federal Reserve, 18BC27. Mandarin pattern on Chinese export porcelain plate from Federal Reserve, 18BC27, Feature 16, Brick-lined privy. Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837. Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837. Chinese porcelain plate from Bull's Head Tavern, 18BC139, Feature 9 - Privy. English soft paste porcelain saucer or small plate painted over the glaze with green and pink enamels and purple luster. Only vestigial traces of the overglaze enamels remain, but the pattern of a detailed moth can be barely seen in the center of the plate.  6.5” rim diameter. English soft paste porcelain saucer or small plate painted over the glaze with green and pink enamels and purple luster. Only vestigial traces of the overglaze enamels remain, but the pattern of a detailed moth can be barely seen in the center of the plate.  6.5” rim diameter. English soft paste porcelain saucer or small plate painted over the glaze with green and pink enamels and purple luster. Only vestigial traces of the overglaze enamels remain, but the pattern of a detailed moth can be barely seen in the center of the plate.  6.5” rim diameter. English soft paste porcelain cup painted over the glaze with black and yellow enamels and purple luster. Rim diameter 3.5”. English soft paste porcelain saucer painted in underglaze blue with trellis motif interior rim band. 5.5” rim diameter,  Minimum Vessel 67 (Lot 2250). English soft paste porcelain unidentified vessel (probably saucer) painted in underglaze blue with floral motifs. Minimum Vessel 6649 (Cellar Lots 2318, 2371, 3084, 3115 and Feature 140 Lot 1739 ). English soft paste porcelain saucer painted in underglaze blue.   5.5” rim diameter, MV 6591 (Lot 2390). English soft paste porcelain common shape cup painted in overglaze enamels in pink, red, blue and green in floral motif.  Most likely Lowestoft. 3.5” rim diameter, 2” vessel height. View of exterior and interior.  Date Range: c. 1780-1800. English soft paste porcelain common shape cup painted in overglaze enamels in pink, red, blue and green in floral motif.  Most likely Lowestoft. 3.5” rim diameter, 2” vessel height. View of exterior and interior.  Date Range: c. 1780-1800. 18PR175-Lot 2318-English Soft Paste porcelain paste shot.