A cathedral city in western England, on the River Severn, the administrative centre of Worcestershire; population 96,300 (est. 2009). It was the scene in 1651, during the English Civil War, of a battle in which Oliver Cromwell defeated a Scottish army under Charles II. It has been a centre of porcelain manufacture since 1751.
(also Royal Worcester)
noun[mass noun] ( trademark in the US)
Porcelain made at Worcester in a factory founded in 1751.
- It is Chinese porcelain decorated with a Worcester pattern of roughly 1810 to 1820.
- A Worcester cup and saucer of English soft paste, belonging to the latter part of the Dr. Wall period, bears the square Chinese mark in blue.
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