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Title

Dish


Artist

Worcester

England

1751 - 2009


About

The solid underglaze cobalt blue ground is known on Worcester as ‘wet blue’. Introduced in the mid 1760s it represented an attempt to emulate Chelsea’s ‘mazarine blue’. Because it was difficult to obtain an even solid colour, the scale blue pattern was often preferred.


Details


Date

circa 1768-circa 1772


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

3.5 x 19.0 cm diam


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.156


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. 112