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First Period Worcester Porcelain Leaf Dish, Circa 1765-70. - image 1 of 2

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.

ITEM ID
NY8481
TYPE
Antique
COLOR
green
DEPTH
6.5" (17 cm)
THEME
English Country
WIDTH
7.75" (20 cm)
HEIGHT
2" (5 cm)
AGE
18th Century

Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.

Paul Vandekar
Post Office Box 55
Maryknoll
NY 10545
Tel: (212) 308-2022
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    First Period Worcester Porcelain Leaf Dish, Circa 1765-70.

    $1,950