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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.442-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 2

Physical description

Dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Decorated in imitation of Japanese Imari porcelain. Of four-lobed oval from on a high foot and decorated inside with dragons and flowers. On the lower side of the rim are red chrysanthemum badges, and round the foot are sprays of prunus-blossom.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

An open crescent
In gold

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Length: 29.8 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Alfred Trapnell and Barton Collections.

Descriptive line

Oval dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Prunus; Dragon; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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