A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
PotWeb: Ceramics online
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Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
Europe from 1500
Oriental & Islamic
2000 years of pottery forms and shapes
Modern AD 1720 -

  • Common name Chelsea porcelain
  • Class Octagonal plate
  • Diameter 240mm
  • Identifier PW289
  • Production centre Chelsea, London
  • Distribution throughout the British Isles
  • Use for serving
  • Date c. 1755 AD
  • Detail based on a Kakiemon design - possibly the most common one of Japanese inspiration in European porcelain in the 18th century AD
  • Presented by G Reitlinger
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