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Bone china dish with terrapin motif - c.1920

Bone china dish with terrapin motif, © Wedgwood Museum
    Bone china dish with terrapin motif
    © Wedgwood Museum

Shallow dish; mottled blue, mother-of-pearl; terrapin motif.

Shallow dish; mottled blue, mother-of-pearl; terrapin motif.

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/dish
  • Mark: (portland vase motif)
    WEDGWOOD
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    [Printed]
    Z4829X
    [Painted]
  • Year produced: c.1920
  • Body: Bone china
  • Decoration: mottled
  • Accession number: 12158a

Glossary

  • Bone china

    Bone china

    A porcelain made from clay and feldspathic rock with the addition of about 50 percent of calcined animal bone. Josiah Wedgwood II introduced bone china at the Wedgwood Etruria factory in 1812.