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Collection

An image of Basket by Worcester
Alternate image of Basket by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Basket
Year
circa 1765-1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

7.4 x 23.2 x 21.6 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.150
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The pattern of the pierced sides has been drawn out as a series of interlocking circles and cut out in the wet clay. The rosettes applied at the joins strengthened the structure at points liable to crack in firing.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 88 (colour illus.). cat.no. 107