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Teacup and saucer
Artist/makerWorcester Porcelain Factory (1751) (manufacturer)
Material and technique
Dimensionscup 6.2 cm (height)
cup 7.8 cm (diameter)
saucer 13.4 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Presented by Henry Rissik Marshall and his wife (Margaret) Monica Somerville, in memory of their only child William Somerville Marshall, 1957.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.
Sword, Rosalind, The Marshall Collection of Worcester Porcelain in the Ashmolean Museum, II (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2017), no. 993