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A WORCESTER 'CLOBBERED' SHAPED OVAL FLUTED DISH
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A WORCESTER 'CLOBBERED' SHAPED OVAL FLUTED DISH

CIRCA 1770, IRON-RED PSEUDO CHINESE MARK

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A WORCESTER 'CLOBBERED' SHAPED OVAL FLUTED DISH
CIRCA 1770, IRON-RED PSEUDO CHINESE MARK
The centre printed in black with a large marble sculpture and figures within an architectural capriccio, the border printed with flower-sprays and clobbered with pale green and iron red ground panels of flowerheads below a gilt rim, the exterior with iron-red flower-sprays (firing fault to rim)
12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) wide
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Bears manuscript paper label inscribed 'This dish belongs to Lord Scone (Worcester? Chinese border & transfer ruin etc, in black border tomato red, & green with flowers)...... (the remainder indistinct)

Popular in the 18th century, clobbering typically refers to ceramics of Asian origin later cold-painted or lacquered in Europe, but it is not uncommon to see European wares decorated in this technique.

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