manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862);  artist: Thomas Worlidge (English, b.1700, d.1766); 

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bowl, deep round bowl of ogee form in cross-section, tapering to a high foot ring. The bowl has been left in the white, glazed and transfer printed; in the bottom of the bowl is a printed portrait of either the King of Prussia [sic] or King wearing the Sash and Star of the Garter. the printed portrait in the well of the Worcester bowl is , after a portrait painted in 1753 by Thomas Worlidge Around the exterior of the bowl are two scenes; the first shows Britannia in the midst of a group of young men and boys being encouraged to enlist in the Navy; the works "Marine Society" in a scroll coming from the mouth of a man to sinister and "For the Service of our Country" from the mouth of a woman to Dexter. On the opposite side of the bowl, a marine engagement with Men O' War firing upon one another at close quarters.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Worcester porcelain factory (estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)
artist: Thomas Worlidge (English, b.1700, d.1766)
Production place
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Media description
porcelain, glazed, transfer printed
72 x 155 x 70 mm
Measurement details
height: 72mm
width: 155mm
depth: 70mm
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
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