Two Worcester creamboats, circa
Lot 172
Two very rare Worcester cream ewers, circa 1785
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Lot Details
Two very rare Worcester cream ewers, circa 1785
One of 'Tall Chelsea Ewer' form with moulded spiral flutes and acanthus leaves around the base, with double scroll moulded handle, printed in bright blue with the 'Wellhouse' pattern, 8.9cm high, disguised numeral mark (tiny chip to lip), the other of 'Gadroon Boat' form with a double scroll handle with slight thumbrest, printed also in bright blue with the 'Obelisk Fisherman' pattern of European landscapes including an obelisk and ruins, 10.5cm long, disguised numeral mark (2)

Footnotes

  • Both are illustrated by Geoffrey Godden, Caughley and Worcester porcelain (1969), pls.269A and 270A, and in English blue and white porcelain (2004), p.420, pls.522 and 523. Also illustrated by Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain (1989), patterns II.B.8 and II.B.13.
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