London, South Kensington
5 December 2007
A WORCESTER LEAF-SHAPED DISH
Printed in black with insects and butterflies within green and yellow border, the dish with puce veining and puce stalk handle
8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm.) long
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Cf. Simon Spero & John Sandon, Worcester Porcelain 1751-1790, The Zorensky Collection (Woodbridge, 1996), p. 377, pl. 484 for a similar leaf-shaped dish. Such dishes were used as stands for similarly-decorated cauliflower tureens.
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