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Bone china shell-shaped ornament with gilding - c.1890

Bone china shell-shaped ornament with gilding, © Wedgwood Museum
    Bone china shell-shaped ornament with gilding
    © Wedgwood Museum

Shell-shaped ornament, hand-painted and gilded. Bone china c.1890

Shell-shaped ornament, hand-painted and gilded. Bone china c.1890

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/ornament
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    ***
    ETRURiA
    ENGLAND
    [Printed]
    W
    [Printed]
  • Year produced: c.1890
  • Body: Bone china
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-painted, gilded
  • Accession number: 10248
  • Dimensions: 108 mm (height), 64 mm (width), 60 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.