Category:Chelsea porcelain

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Chelsea porcelain factory   Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q2072152
Alternative names Chelsea porcelain manufactory
Description British porcelain factory
Date of birth from 1743 until 1745
Authority control
English: The Chelsea porcelain manufactory (established around 1743-45) is the first important porcelain manufactory in England; its earliest soft-paste porcelain, aimed at the aristocratic market—cream jugs in the form of two seated goats—are dated 1745. The entrepreneurial director was Nicholas Sprimont, a silversmith by trade, but few documents survive to aid a picture of the manufactory's history. Early tablewares, being produced in profusion by 1750, depend on Meissen porcelain models and on silver prototypes, such as salt cellars in the form of realistic shells.

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