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Basket with cover and tray
  • Basket with cover and tray
    Worcester porcelain factory
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Basket with cover and tray

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1768-75 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, perforated and glazed

  • Museum number:

    3261 to B-1853

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 4 []

Physical description

'Chestnut basket' or dessert tureen with cover and tray of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, perforated and glazed. Ornamented with raised and painted flowers and stalks.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1768-75 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, perforated and glazed

Historical context note

Such baskets or tureens were listed in the 1769 Worcester sale catalogue as 'oval cream basons, covers and plates, enamelled with Dresden flowers' and were sold in pairs (S. Spero and J. Sandon, Worcester Porcelain ... The Zorensky Collection, 1996, no 393-5).

Descriptive line

'Chestnut basket' or dessert tureen with cover and tray of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1768-75

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Perforated; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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