A first period Worcester (Dr. Wall Worcester) porcelain fluted dish, decorated with a blue transfer pine cone pattern. This is one of the early decorations which was influenced by Chinese and Japanese porcelain. The piece has a printed underglaze blue solid crescent mark on the back, which was made, c1775.
Dimension 20cm in (diameter)
Worcester is one of the most widely collected of 18th century English porcelain factories. The factory produced a huge variety of products and styles. This gives collectors a fantastic ranging from the very rare to the surprisingly common.
Worcester porcelain is believed to be the oldest or second oldest remaining English porcelain brand. The factory was founded at Warmstry House, Worcester in 1751. The period between 1751 and 1783 is often known as the Dr. Wall period after one of the founders. In 1783 the factory was purchased by Thomas Flight. After this various names were used until in 1862 when it became the Royal Worcester Porcelain Company, now part of the Portmeirion Group which is still in existence today.
The plate has no chips, cracks, crazing, or repair, so perfect condition for something over 200 years old. (The picture has "bright areas" which are reflections, not damage)
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Dr Wall Worcester blue & white fluted dish with solid crescent mark, c1775
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