Tea saucer

Production date
Pre 1790
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Blue & white tea saucer, broken edges. Transfer printed in underglaze blue on the face of the saucer. European feature motif, 'idyllic' rural (young couple) scene, in the well, bordered by a double band of diamond patterning. No maker's mark.
Measurements
O/dia 110, Single foot rim 74
Media/Materials description
Ceramic
History and use
In 1790 HMS Pandora sailed from England in pursuit of the HMS Bounty and its mutineers. The Pandora was wrecked in 1791 on its return voyage while attempting to negotiate the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Queensland Museum archaeological expeditions between 1983 and 1999 recovered many artefacts.
Tea saucer, transfer printed in underglaze blue on the face. European feature motif, 'idyllic' rural (young couple) scene, in the well, bordered by a double band of diamond patterning.

HMS Pandora
Registration number
MA3003

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