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First Period Worcester Porcelain Leaf Dish, Circa 1765-70.


First Period Worcester Porcelain Leaf Dish,

Circa 1765-70.


The First Period Worcester porcelain dish is modeled in the form of a leaf with purple veins and green leaves.  In the centre are scattered leaves and flowers.  The stem is in the form of a twig.


Dimensions: Length 7 3/4 inches x 6 1/2 inches x 2 inches high


Reference:  The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain, Vol I, 1751-1851, John Sandon page 218 for a discussion of leaf dishes.  The vine leaf form was introduced around 1755 and continued to be produced for some time.  Sandon lists a dessert service from the 1769 Worcester Sale Catalogue where four vine leaf dishes are listed.








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