A Worcester creamboat, circa 1758-60
Lot 143
A Worcester creamboat, circa 1758-60
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,568) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Worcester creamboat, circa 1758-60
Of squat helmet shape with a raised lip and S-shaped handle with an upturned thumbrest, embossed with rococo scroll moulding around the rim and reserving side panels painted in blue with the 'Two Porter' pattern, figures on one side, flowering rocks on the reverse, with floral border motifs inside the rim, 11.4cm long, workman's mark of an arrow and annulet (minute chips only)

Footnotes

  • Illustrated by Geoffrey Godden, Caughley and Worcester porcelain (1969), pl.293. This rare shape is only recorded in this single blue and white pattern. An example in the Billie Pain collection was sold in these rooms 26 November 2003, lot 195. Another was in the Zorensky Collection, Part 3, lot 294, discussed by John Sandon and Simon Spero, Worcester Porcelain (1996), fig 530. An example of this rare shape painted in colours was sold in these rooms on 2 November 2011, lot 74.
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