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  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and with applied work

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Ladle of soft-paste porcelain, of Chinese form. Boat-shaped bowl and hollow handle decorated with an applied rosette. Painted inside with floral sprays in blue.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)


1770-1785 (made)


Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and with applied work


Length: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Ladle of soft-paste porcelain, Worcester porcelain factory, England, 1770-1785

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.12, where dated 1770-85


Soft paste porcelain


Painted; Applied work

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Rosettes


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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