FIRST PERIOD WORCESTER LARGE YELLOW GROUND CABBAGE LEAF DISH
The large cabbage-molded leaf dish with yellow ground leaf dish painted in the Chelsea manner floral bouquets and sprigs
in puce, copper and brown, pale yellow, and shades of blue with green sprigs, the veins heightened with puce, gilt dentils
to the rim, unmarked verso; footrim appears pegged
Condition: Very good with some light wear to the enamels at the lower leaf vein and leaf overlap; no chips, cracks, or
restoration found under blacklight; light kiln speckling in places on top and verso; top edge with light speckling at the rim;
the verso with glaze skips and 2 large pad marks
Note: Worcester was the only early English manufactory that successfully mastered the yellow ground.
A yellow ground was used at Chelsea c 1754, but not consistently mastered there.
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