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Basin

Basin

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-80 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by C. B. Farmer, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.811-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 3

Physical description

Basin of porcelain painted in underglaze blue. The outside is moulded in relief with ogee lines. Painted outside and at the bottom with bouquets of flowers. Narrow border of flowers and foliage on the inside.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1765-80 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

An open crescent
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 14.9 cm

Descriptive line

Basin of porcelain painted in underglaze blue, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770-80

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.E.6, where dated 1757-80

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Foliage; Ogee

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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