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Collection

An image of Tureen and cover in the form of a partridge by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Tureen and cover in the form of a partridge
Year
circa 1760-1765
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

13.3 x 17.7 x 12.4 cm:

a - tureen; 6.4 x 15.4 x 11.2 cm

b - lid; 7.7 x 17.7 x 12.4 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2010.209.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Based on a Meissen prototype. The tureen and cover each have an indentation at the tail end to accommodate a ladle. The Worcester model is first recorded c1755–56. There is an alternative model with a shallower nest. Similar tureens were also produced at Chelsea, Bow and Derby.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 86 (colour illus.). cat.no. 99