A Worcester egg cup, blue and white
Lot 225
A rare Worcester egg cup circa 1770
Sold for £1,140 (US$ 1,916) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Worcester egg cup
circa 1770
On a pedestal foot, painted in blue with 'The Egg Cup Floral Sprays' pattern, the leafy flower sprays and sprigs below a cell border, 6.9cm high, crescent mark

Footnotes

  • Two forms of egg cup were made at Worcester, one with embossed prunus sprigs. Both shapes are also found without the incurving rim, presumably to accommodate larger eggs
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