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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)
    London (possibly, decorated)
    Worcester (possibly, decorated)

  • Date:

    1783-93 (made)
    ca. 1785-1790 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chamberlain, Robert (decorator)
    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.132-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 6

Physical description

Tray of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Shell-shaped with a group of fruit surrounded by four smaller groups and four butterflies, and enclosed by wavy laurel-garlands in gold.

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)
London (possibly, decorated)
Worcester (possibly, decorated)

Date

1783-93 (made)
ca. 1785-1790 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Chamberlain, Robert (decorator)
Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Salopian'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 20.3 cm, Width: 19.7 cm

Descriptive line

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, possibly decorated in London or Robert Chamberlain's Studio, Worcester, ca. 1783-1793, made by Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, ca. 1783-93

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Garlands; Fruit; Butterflies; Shell; Laurel

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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