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East India company service

  • Museum number

    3949

  • Description

    This pair of heart shaped dessert dishes are from an enormous service made for the headquarters of the Honourable East India Company at Fort St George Madras. The services ordered in 1817 were the largest ever produced at Worcester and included over 7,000 items at a total cost of £4,190, 4 shillings.

  • Date made

    0

  • Material

    Soft paste porcelain

  • Factory mark

    Chamberlains Worcester 155 New Bond St

  • Mark type

    Printed

  • Provenance/assession

    Purchased 1965

  • Length

    10 inches

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