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Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Plate

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This plate has the same form as another plate in the collection (L2012.99), but demonstrates the recovery of the factory’s fortunes c1760 as it entered the gold anchor period. After some years of experimentation with pastes and glazes the factory now adopted a new paste containing bone ash which produced a robust white porcelain body.

Year
circa 1760-1765
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
2.8 x 21.3 cm diam
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.100