A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
Lot 91
A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 9,400 - 12,000

Lot Details
A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1753
Of small size and low-footed form with a scroll handle with a leaf-moulded thumbrest, moulded with two scrollwork cartouches enclosing scenes of Chinese figures in simple garden landscapes, the underside of the lip painted with three small sprigs, the interior painted with a central sprig of two flowers and a border of alternate green diaper and panels of half-flowerheads, 15.2cm long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Frank Arnold collection, sold by Sotheby's 28 January 1964, lot 299 (listed as Lund's Bristol). A very similar low footed sauceboat enamelled with Chinese figures is illustrated by H. Rissik Marshall, Coloured Worcester porcelain (1977), p.115, pl.1, no.1.
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