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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:510-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 1

Physical description

Plate of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and in the middle are two long-tailed exotic birds among flowering plants, and the rim has a wavy edge and is painted with a border of close red foliage and Chinese trellis-diaper in alternative compartments separated by gilt flowers, and within this border are small sprays of flowers and foliage.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Skinner, London, for £1 10 shillings in September 1869

Descriptive line

Plate of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770

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

For another of this pattern see see S. Spero and J. Sandon, Worcester Porcelain ... The Zorensky Collection, 1996, no. 298 (where dated ca. 1770)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Birds; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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