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Bowl

  • 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.434-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 2

Physical description

Circular bowl of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, and decorated in imitation of Japanese Imari porcelain. With a fluted side and a lobed edge. Decorated with flowering plants with birds, and in a circular scalloped medallion and four outer panels separated by radial blue bands on which are chrysanthemum badges in reserve.

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

A fretted square
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm, Diameter: 26 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the collection of Mr J.H.H.V. Lane.

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Lobed; Birds; Plants; Fluted; Chrysanthemum; Scalloped

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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