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Title Longton Hall Porcelain: Cauliflower Shaped Sauceboat
Library Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery
Date ca. 1751-1760
Description This botanical and pastoral design was typical of the time. The saueboat is a soft-paste variety of porcelain and contains a scene of a windmill and a village.
Document Type Object
Primary Commodity Porcelain
Theme Production; Social Practice; Art and Literature
Keywords fancy goods, ceramic, fashion, craft, artisan, glaze, enamel
Region Europe
Places England
Company or Organisation Longton Hall Porcelain
Additional Information Longton Hall produced soft-paste porcelain for around ten years between 1749-1760. Their recipe created heavy but translucent pieces that had many faults in both potting and glazing. The factory was established in Staffordshire by a man named William Littler.
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