A Worcester sparrow beak jug, c.1757, finely pencilled with Chinoiserie landscape and a dagger border inside
Lot 125
A rare Worcester sparrow beak jug circa 1755
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,227) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Worcester sparrow beak jug
circa 1755
Of 'Scratch Cross' type with a grooved handle and a turned foot, finely pencilled in black with a symmetrical Chinese landscape, a mountain, a fenced compound, two figures and a gazebo on each side, the two scenes connected by a lake beneath the spout, 8.6cm high, scratch cross mark inside footrim (fine crack to spout, filled chip to rim with associated crack)
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