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Bone china Ladies desk-set with floral pattern - inkwell - c.1900

Bone china ladies desk-set with floral pattern - inkwell, © Wedgwood Museum
    Bone china ladies desk-set with floral pattern - inkwell
    © Wedgwood Museum

Ladies desk-set with inkwell, tray and letter holder; printed and gilded floral pattern. Bone china c.1900

Ladies desk-set with inkwell, tray and letter holder; printed and gilded floral pattern. Bone china c.1900

  • Type of object: Useful ware/ink well
  • Mark: (portland vase motif)
    WEDGWOOD
    ENGLAND
    [Printed in brown]
  • Year produced: c.1900
  • Body: Bone china
  • Decoration: gilded
  • Accession number: 10242a, 10242a+1, 10242a+2
  • Dimensions: 78 mm (height), 241 mm (width), 62 mm (depth)

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.