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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.433B-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Oval with a wavy edge. Decorated in imitation of Chinese porcelain. The surface is divided into four compartments within a border of diaper-pattern interrupted by panels enclosing flowers. The compartments contain alternately a grotesque monster and a group of flower-vases on a table in various colours and gold.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Length: 23.5 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a set of four dessert dishes C.433 to C-1935 and six plates C.433D to I-1935.

Descriptive line

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Monster; Flowers; Vase; Tables; Diaper

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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