dish

manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)

circa 1765
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Description
dish, asymmetrical lozenge-shaped, hand-painted in the Kakiemon manner with two pheasants amongst sunflowers, wheatsheaves, foliage and three insects. The palette includes red, green, blue-green, yellow and gilded. Each end of the dish bears an applied handle in the form of a twig, leaves and flowers. The rim is scalloped and gilded and the border features bands of interwoven vermicelli-type patternsin red interspersed with gilded flowerheads and a diaper band of ricegrain designs with gilded.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)
Production place
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Production date
circa 1765
Media description
porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
Measurements
35 x 217 x 161 mm
Measurement details
height: 35mm
width: 217mm
depth: 161mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0304

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