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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-60 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:84-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 3

Physical description

Plate of porcelain, painted with underglaze blue, and with a narrow rim with a wavy edge, and painted with a river-scene in which are a man fishing from a boat, a bird on a rock, and a large flowering plant.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1755-60 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Resembles the head of a trident
In blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.6 cm

Object history note

The annotated copy of the first edition of the Schreiber Collection does not record where Lady Charlotte Schreiber bought this piece.
Acquired as Bow porcelain.

Descriptive line

Plate of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, and with a narrow rim with a wavy edge, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1755-60

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.B.28, where dated ca. 1755-60

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Bird; Boat; Man; Fishing; Plant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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