A good Worcester creamboat, circa 1753-55
Lot 88
A good Worcester creamboat, circa 1753-55
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Lot Details
A good Worcester creamboat, circa 1753-55
Of oval form with corrugated sides and an angular handle with vertical thumbrest, the sides crisply moulded with panels edged with leafy branches and scrolls, painted in blue with a version of the 'Sinking Boat Fisherman' with of figure in a sampan by an island and a Chinaman crossing a bridge, leafy branches and an insect below the interior rim, 10.9cm long, workman's mark (extended firing crack)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Godden Reference Collection
    The Mark Richmond Collection
    The Franklin A Barrett Collection
    The F Severne Mackenna Collection

    Illustrated by Severne Mackenna, Worcester Porcelain (1950), pl.4e. An enamelled example of this form from the Crane collection was sold in these rooms on 31 March 2010, lot 28. Blue and white versions are surprisingly rare
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  1. Fergus Gambon
    Specialist - British Ceramics
    Bonhams
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