A rare Worcester egg drainer circa 1780
Lot 313*
A rare Worcester egg drainer circa 1780
Sold for £984 (US$ 1,652) inc. premium
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A rare Worcester egg drainer
circa 1780
saucer-shaped pierced with holes in a cross design, applied with a moulded shell handle, painted in bright blue with simple floral sprigs, a blue line at the rim, 10.7cm (4 1/4in) wide, crescent mark

Footnotes

  • Zorensky catalogue, fig. 617. This shape would appear to be a rare instance of Worcester copying Caughley. There are few examples of Worcester egg drainers and this is the only one known with this design.
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