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2005/201/56 Plates (11), porcelain, made by Royal Worcester Porcelain Co Ltd, England, c. 1770. Click to enlarge.

Eleven porcelain plates from Worcester.

Made in England, United Kingdom, Europe, c.1770..

In 1953, Sydney collector, Annie Maria Gillies, bequeathed around 100 decorative art objects to the Vaucluse Park Trust, which later became part of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. In 1998, the Trust transferred this collection to the Powerhouse Museum.

The greater part of this collection consists of around 80 examples of English porcelain dating from the mid eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. These items represent the strength of the English porcelain industry, including...

Summary

Object No.

2005/201/56

Object Statement

Plates (11), porcelain, made by Royal Worcester Porcelain Co Ltd, England, c. 1770

Physical Description

Plates (11), porcelain, made by Royal Worcester Porcelain Co Ltd, England, c. 1770

A group of eleven white porcelain dessert plates with scalloped edges and onglaze painted decoration. Each plate is painted with a green branch of rose leaves and buds in relief and smaller floral sprays in orange, pink, mauve, blue. The rims are gilded.

Dimensions

Height

28 mm

Production

Notes

"Blind Earl" Pattern. Named after blind Earl of Coventry. John Sandon Dictionary of Worcester porcelain 1751-81 p71 & 72.

Worcester, England, c1770.

Named after the blind Earl of Coventry.

History

Notes

Part of the Annie Marie Gillies collection transferred from the Historic Houses Trust in 1998.

Source

Credit Line

Transfer from the Historic Houses Trust of NSW, 1999 Bequest of Annie Maria Gillies, 1953

Acquisition Date

16 September 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

Eleven porcelain plates from Worcester. 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 August 2019, <https://ma.as/319369>

Wikipedia

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