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First Period Worcester Dry Blue Enamel Large Dish or Platter.


First Period Worcester Porcelain Dry Blue Enamel Large Dish or Platter,

Circa 1768-70.

(Ref: ny9040-puax)


The large First Period Worcester porcelain dish with canted corners is painted with flowers in Dry Blue with a gilt dentil border.


John Sandon in the Dictionary of Worcester mentions that blue enamel was a very difficult colour to control when used overglaze.  Worcester overcame this problem by developing a very vibrant bright blue enamel.


Dimensions: 13 inches wide x 10 inches deep x 1 1/2 inches high.


Condition: very good with one gilt dentil with some rub to top edge (see photo).







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