A Worcester Wigornia creamboat, circa 1754-55
Lot 84
A Worcester Wigornia creamboat, circa 1754-55
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,100 - 5,700

Lot Details
A Worcester Wigornia creamboat, circa 1754-55
A Worcester Wigornia creamboat, circa 1754-55
Of flared hexagonal shape with a gently undulating rim and a moulded scroll handle with an upturned thumbrest, very crisply moulded with a continuous oriental scene including a figure and a goat walking on a section of the Great Wall, the interior rim painted in blue with hanging garlands, a diaper medallion on the lip, 11.5cm long (cracked and chipped)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Godden Reference Collection, purchased at Sotheby's on 3 February 1976, lot 126 for £260.

    Exhibited: Stoke-on-Trent Museum. Illustrated and discussed by Dr. Paul Riley, A review of 'Wigornia' Cream jugs, ECC transactions Vol.13, part 3, pl.129b and by Geoffrey Godden, English Porcelain (2004), p.122, pl.145. This version has been classified as moulding A and is of the same moulding as the celebrated example with 'Wigornia' in relief on the base, now in the Museum of Worcester Porcelain
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