Royal Worcester Porcelain design department archive by Worcester Porcelain Factory

This archive was presented to Worcester to mark the 40th anniversary of NADFAS.


Details

Medium:
Books, watercolours & pictures Dimensions: Various
Art Fund grant:
£55,675 ( Total: £55,675)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Royal Worcester

The archive consists of 1) Set of 27 Royal Worcester Factory Pattern Books. Each book recorded around 500 patterns drawn by hand which chart changes in fashion; 2) Series of 5 volumes of Special Order books for bespoke tableware and giftware; 3) Box of loose watercolour designs for animals and birds from the 1930s to 1960s which include the model record and original sketch by the modeller; 4) Approximately 1000 sheets recording a range of designs for tableware between circa 1900 and the 1930s; 5) Two prints of Warmstry Factory which used to hang in the Royal Worcester Managing Director's office, one is attributed to Paul Sandby.

Provenance

Royal Worcester Porcelain Company.

Venue details

Museum of Royal Worcester Severn Street, WORCESTER Worcestershire WR1 2ND 01905 21247 www.museumofroyalworcester.org/

Entry details

£3 with National Art Pass (standard entry £6)

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