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English Porcelain in America: Evidence from Williamsburg

Ceramics in America 2007

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    Reconstructed tankard, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1747. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Tankard base fragments, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1750–1752. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Tankard, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1750–1752. Soft-paste porcelain. H. 6". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Sauceboat fragment, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1750. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Sauceboat, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1753–1755. Soft-paste porcelain. L. 7". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.) Note the molded lion-mask-and-paw feet.

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    Knife handles, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1758. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Patty pan fragment, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1755. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Robert Hunter.)

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    Plate fragment, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1756–1760. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Robert Hunter.)

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    Octagonal plate, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1758. Soft-paste porcelain. D. 9 1/2". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Pickle dish fragment, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1760–1765. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Pickle stand, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1760–1765. Soft-paste porcelain. H. 5 1/2". (Courtesy, Kaufman Americana Collection; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Punch bowl fragment, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1755–1760. Soft-paste porcelain; Dragon pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Sauceboat fragment, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1752. Soft-paste porcelain; underglaze blue and overglaze iron red with gilt decoration. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Robert Hunter.)

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    Mug, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1750–1752. Soft-paste porcelain; underglaze blue and overglaze iron red with gilt decoration. (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Saucer fragments, Bow porcelain factory, London, ca. 1758–1760. Soft-paste porcelain; overglaze polychrome enamels. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Saucer fragment, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1768. Soft-paste porcelain; Peony pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Teabowl and saucer, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1768. Soft-paste porcelain; Peony pattern. D. of saucer 5". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Bowl fragment, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1765. Soft-paste porcelain; Waiting Chinaman pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Coffee cup, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1765. Soft-paste porcelain; Waiting Chinaman pattern. H. 3". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Saucer fragment, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1770. Soft-paste porcelain; transfer-printed in so-called European Landscape decoration. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Robert Hunter.)

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    Punch bowl fragments, Chaffers porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1760–1765. Soft-paste porcelain; unknown pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Tankard, Chaffers porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1762–1765. Soft-paste porcelain. H. 6". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Punch bowl fragment, Chaffers porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1760. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Saucer dish fragment, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1765. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.) Note the molded body and the panels painted in underglaze blue

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    Saucer dish, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1765. Soft-paste porcelain. D. 8 1/2". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Rim sherds, Liverpool, ca. 1768–1772. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.) This assemblage shows a variety of Liverpool molded sherds with underglaze-blue decorative borders.

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    Dish fragment, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1765. Soft-paste porcelain; Plantation pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Cream jug, Christian porcelain factory, ca. 1768. Soft-paste porcelain; Plantation pattern. H. 3 1/4". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Teabowl fragments, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1765–1770. Soft-paste porcelain; Tufted Bird pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Tea wares, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1765–1770. Soft-paste porcelain; Tufted Bird pattern. (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Saucer fragment, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1765. Soft-paste porcelain; Cannonball pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Teapot, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1768. Soft-paste porcelain; Cannonball pattern. H. 5". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Punch bowl fragment, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1768–1772. Soft-paste porcelain; Chinaman Fishing on an Island pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Sauceboat fragments, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1768–1770. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Sauceboat, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1768–1770. Soft-paste porcelain. L. 5 3/4". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Saucer fragment, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1770. Soft-paste porcelain; Mother, Child, and Man Fishing pattern. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Teapot, Christian porcelain factory, Liverpool, ca. 1770. H. 5". Soft-paste porcelain; Mother, Child, and Man Fishing pattern. (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.)

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    Sauceboat fragment, Liverpool China Manufactory (William Reid), Liverpool, ca. 1760. Soft-paste porcelain. (Department of Archaeological Research, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; photo, Gavin Ashworth.)

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    Sauceboat, Liverpool China Manufactory (William Reid), Liverpool, ca. 1760. Soft-paste porcelain. L. 7 1/4". (Courtesy, Roderick Jellicoe.) The sauceboat is juxtaposed next to sherds recovered during the archaeological excavation of Reid’s factory in Liverpool.