An image of Tureen and cover in the form of a partridge

Worcester

(England 1751 – 2009)

Tureen and cover in the form of a partridge

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Based on a Meissen prototype. The tureen and cover each have an indentation at the tail end to accommodate a ladle. The Worcester model is first recorded c1755–56. There is an alternative model with a shallower nest. Similar tureens were also produced at Chelsea, Bow and Derby.

Year
circa 1760-1765
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
13.3 x 17.7 x 12.4 cm :
a - tureen; 6.4 x 15.4 x 11.2 cm
b - lid; 7.7 x 17.7 x 12.4 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2010.209.a-b