A fine Worcester sparrow beak jug circa 1755-57
Lot 132
A fine Worcester sparrow beak jug circa 1755-57
Sold for £4,560 (US$ 7,384) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine Worcester sparrow beak jug
circa 1755-57
Of 'Scratch Cross' type and with a grooved handle, painted in blue with the 'Cormorant' pattern, the animated bird perched upon a tall rock, a fisherman in a sampan in the distance, the reverse with a broad-leaved flowering plant, a leaf motif painted beneath the spout, 8cm high, workman's mark beneath the handle

Footnotes

  • See Branyan, French and Sandon, Blue and White Worcester Porcelain (1990) for other examples of this pattern
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