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Title

Tureen, cover and stand

circa 1768-circa 1772


Artist

Worcester

England

1751 - 2009


About

The underglaze scale blue ground was one of Worcester’s most successful inventions. The area designated for the ground was first washed over with dilute cobalt oxide. The scales were then applied in darker cobalt blue. The pattern helped overcome a tendency of the blue ground to cover unevenly.


Details


Date

circa 1768-circa 1772


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

tureen and cover 15.9 x 26.6 x 19.3 cm; tureen, cover and stand 16.7 x 26.6 x 21.4 cm :

a - tureen; 8.8 x 26.6 x 19.3 cm

b - cover; 8 x 20.5 x 17.5 cm

c - stand; 4.4 x 26 x 21.4 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.155.a-c


Artist information

Worcester

Works in the collection

20


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 90 (colour illus.). cat.no. 111