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An image of Teapot and cover by Worcester
Alternate image of Teapot and cover by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Teapot and cover
Year
circa 1765-1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

12.2 x 16.3 x 9.9 cm:

a - teapot; 9 x 16.3 x 9.9 cm

b - lid; 4 x 6.5 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.147.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The ‘eloping bride’ pattern, in use at Worcester 1765–70, is based on Chinese prototypes simplified by the omission of background details. The mark is also copied from Chinese examples.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 87 (colour illus.). cat.no. 104