A fine and early Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
Lot 90
A fine and early Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,018) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine and early Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
Of unusual size, of oval fluted form with a pronounced lip, the loop handle with an upturned leaf moulded thumbrest, crisply moulded with floral scrollwork cartouches, the panels painted in famille rose with vignettes of floral branches, one with a songbird perched on a branch, a third cartouche under the lip painted with a single winged insect, the interior rim painted with four ribboned Precious Objects, an insect painted in the base, 15.5cm long

Footnotes

  • A very similar sauceboat of this shape and size was in the R. David Butti collection sold in these rooms 10 May 2006, lot 36.
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