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An image of Small oval tureen, cover and stand by Worcester An image of Small oval tureen, cover and stand by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Small oval tureen, cover and stand
Year
circa 1775-circa 1780
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

tureen 4.3 x 13.6 x 8.6 cm; cover 4.7 x 11.9 x 9.0 cm; dish and cover height 8.6 cm; stand 3.1 x 18.3 x 13.4 cm; combined 9.5 x 18.3 x 13.4 cm:

a - tureen; 4.3 x 13.6 x 8.6 cm

b - cover; 4.7 x 11.9 x 9 cm

c - stand; 3.1 x 18.3 x 13.4 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.159.a-c
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This shape is often described as a butter dish. The present example is printed with the popular ‘three flower’ pattern in use at Worcester 1770–80.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 91 (colour illus.). cat.no. 115