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Bow ware

(bō), English porcelain, similar to Chelsea wareChelsea ware,
chinaware made in the mid-18th cent. at a factory in Chelsea, London. The earliest specimens extant are dated 1745 and have the potter's mark of a triangle and the word Chelsea. Nicholas Sprimont in the late 1740s directed the factory's production.
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. It was made at Stratford-le-Bow from 1730 to 1776, when its factory was absorbed by the Derby wareDerby ware
, English china produced at Derby since about 1750, when William Duesbury opened a pottery there. The china was close in style to contemporary Chelsea ware and Bow ware, whose factories Derby absorbed in the 1770s.
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At its peak around 1758, the Bow Porcelain Factory employed 300 workers, producing both dinnerware and figurines.
The Bow porcelain factory also executed at least one known stylized figure of a Turk in 1762, most probably copying a Meissen creation under the same title.
Several are shown here and they wear upright ostrich feathers in their pretty three-cornered hats in exactly the same way as English theatrical figures made out of the Bow porcelain factory around the same time.