Eggcup Floral spray, cell border
Lot 337*
A rare Worcester egg cup circa 1770
Sold for £621 (US$ 972) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Worcester egg cup
circa 1770
on a pedestal foot, painted in blue with 'The Egg Cup Floral Sprays', comprising a leafy flower spray, a cell border around the rim, 6.7cm (2 5/8in), crescent mark

Footnotes

  • Zorensky catalogue, fig. 609. Two shapes of egg cup were made at Worcester, one with embossed prunus sprigs. Both shapes are also found without the incurving rim, presumably for larger eggs. See Branyan, French and Sandon, I.E.11.
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