England c1762-65, "Island Pattern", Painter's Mark '13'




A scarce Lowestoft teabowl and saucer, painted in brilliant underglaze blue,
depicting a Chinese riverscape with pagodas, trees and sampans
within single line and "berry" borders;

the teabowl footrim with a painted decorator's mark '13' in underglaze blue

Ref :

Sheenah Smith, Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum, fig. 336,
for a saucer in this pattern, only found on Lowestoft miniature pieces;
Geoffrey Godden, Lowestoft Porcelain (1985), p. 82, Pl. 87, for a miniature teaset of the same pattern;
Simon Spero, Simpson Collection of Eighteenth Century English Blue & White Miniature Porcelain,
pp. 29-30, Pls. 68-72 and 73-33 :
"This was the standard pattern on miniature Lowestoft teasets from the early 1760's until about 1770,
when it was replaced by the Chinese Garden scene."


Condition : Excellent; beautiful color; slight runniness to the saucer glaze
a small glaze skip to the saucer rim; no chips, cracks or restoration observed


The Teabowl, 1.25" High / The Saucer 3-1/8" Diameter

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Shown together with an additional Lowestoft Island Pattern Teabowl & Saucer (left), M or 3 mark to footrim


Also See : 



First Period Worcester Mug Natural Sprays, c1770
Caughley Miniature (Toy) Coffee Cup & Saucer,  Pleasure Boat, c1785-90
Scarce Lowestoft Miniature (Toy) Teabowl & Saucer Island Pattern, c1762-65
Scarce Lowestoft Miniature (Toy) Teabowl & Saucer Island Pattern, c1762-65 (this page)
Good Early Worcester Molded Teabowl & Saucer Fisherman & Willow, c1755-60 (exhibited)




Caughley Porcelain Miniature Part Tea Service, England, c1780






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Scarce Lowestoft Toy (Miniature) Teabowl & Saucer, Island Pattern, c1762-5