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Bone china

Scope note

Porcelain made with the addition of bone ash making it pure white in color.

This term has 202 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object category

Getty AAT term number

3000233473

Broader Terms used

porcelain

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Jar

Maker(s)

Production: Minton

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Maker(s)

Factory: Derby Porcelain Factory
Proprietor: Robert Bloor & Co.
Designer: Kent, William (After)
Sculptor: Scheemakers, Peter (After)
Cast maker: Cheere, John (Possibly)

Victoria & Albert

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified factory (Probably)

Cup

Maker(s)

Factory: Jackson & Gosling

Mug

Maker(s)

Factory: Copeland (Uncertain)
Engraver: Harraden, Richard Bankes (After)

Coffee can

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode
Production: Howitt, Samuel (After)

Teapot

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

Coffee can

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Saucer

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

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