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Title

Dish

circa 1768-circa 1772

Artist

Worcester

England

1751 - 2009

  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.156
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    Worcester

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    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.

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