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An image of Cup and saucer by Worcester

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Title
Cup and saucer
Year
circa 1775-1785
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

cup 6.2 x 10.2 x 8.2 cm; saucer 3.3 x 13.2 cm diam; combined height 6.9 cm:

a - cup; 6.2 x 10.2 x 8.2 cm

b - saucer; 3.3 x 13.2 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.160.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The decoration of ‘rich Kakiemon’ type was introduced in the 1760s, but is here applied to a later cup shape. The shape derives directly from a Sèvres model (compare L2012.169.a-b).

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 91 (colour illus.). cat.no. 116