A Worcester Wigornia creamboat, circa 1754-55
Lot 85
A Worcester Wigornia creamboat, circa 1754-55
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 21,581) inc. premium

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 scrolled handle with an upturned thumbrest, moulded with a continuous oriental scene including a section of the Great Wall and pagodas amongst fences picked out in blue, the interior rim painted in dark blue with sprigs of flowers, a diaper medallion painted inside the lip, 11.7cm long (minute rim chips)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Godden Reference Collection.

    Illustrated: By Geoffrey Godden, Eighteenth-Century English Porcelain (1985), p.86, no.25, pl.65, English Porcelain (2004), p.121, pl.144, and English Blue and White Porcelain (2004), pl.138. This creamboat is also illustrated and discussed by Dr. Paul Riley, A review of 'Wigornia' Cream jugs, ECC transactions Vol.13, pt.3, pl.140a. This version has been classified as moulding I. It is very rare to find examples of Wigornia creamboats with the moulding picked out in underglaze blue
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