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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed over the glaze, painted with enamels and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:61-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 8

Physical description

Dessert dish (or dessert tureen stand) of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed over the glaze in black, painted with enamels in pink, yellow and green, and moulded in the form of a leaf, and the edge is coloured green and yellow, the mid-rib and veins are pink, and in the middle are three butterflies.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed over the glaze, painted with enamels and moulded

Dimensions

Length: 21.3 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Murphy, Dublin, for 7 shillings and 6 pence in August 1872

Descriptive line

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed over the glaze in black, painted with enamels in pink, yellow and green, and moulded in the form of a leaf, Worcester Porcelain Factory, ca. 1760

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Butterfly; Leaf (plant material)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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