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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1807 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilt,

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathe dby Miss D. B. Simpson

  • Museum number:

    C.84-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 7

Physical description

Dish of porcelain. Deep saucer shape with the sides having wide spiral flutes. An undulating rim. Painted in the centre with a narrow circular blue band ornamented on one side with a gilt line and on the other with a saw-tooth border, enclosing a gilt thistle. The edge is decorated with a thick band of underglaze blue flanked by gilt lines, and overlaid with a stylised foliate chain in gold.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1790-1807 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilt,

Marks and inscriptions

'F & B / W' in gold

An open crescent, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.6 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer-dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilt, Worcester porcelain factory, England, ca. 1790-1807

Production Note

Flight & Barr period

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Thistles

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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