an industrial and college city in central Massachusetts, on the Blackstone River; population 175,011 (est. 2008).
porcelain made at Worcester, England, in a factory founded in 1751. The porcelain (largely tableware) at first showed strong influence from Chinese and Dresden designs before being produced in a wider variety of designs.
It is Chinese porcelain decorated with a Worcester pattern of roughly 1810 to 1820.