A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1755-56
Lot 92
A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1755-56
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 4,900

Lot Details
A good Worcester sauceboat, circa 1755-56
Of curving cos lettuce shape with a looping stalk handle, the handle terminal moulded as six leaves picked out in puce and green, the body unusually left plain without leaf moulding and instead embossed with two foliate cartouches enamelled with the 'Staghunt' pattern, a butterfly painted on an embossed leaf beneath the lip, with a band of moulded leaves and flowerheads to the outside edge of the rim which is edged with a brown line, 21.8cm long

Footnotes

  • Only two other examples of this rare shape are recorded, both painted with the Staghunt pattern. One from the Zorensky Collection was sold in these rooms 23 February 2005 lot 17. The other is illustrated by John Sandon, Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain, p.219.
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