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Bone china shell dish and stand - c.1890

Bone china shell dish and stand, © Wedgwood Museum
    Bone china shell dish and stand
    © Wedgwood Museum

Shell dish and stand. Solid green-tinted bone china with gilding c.1890

Shell dish and stand. Solid green-tinted bone china with gilding c.1890

  • Type of object: Useful ware/dish
  • Mark: (portland vase motif)
    WEDGWOOD
    [Printed in green on dish and stand]
    WEDGWOOD
    R
    F
    [Impressed on stand]
  • Year produced: c.1890
  • Body: Bone china
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: glazed, gilded, edge-lined
  • Accession number: 9600, 9600a
  • Dimensions: 112 mm (height), 220 mm (width), 150 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.