A fine Worcester cream jug circa 1753

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Lot 253
A fine Worcester cream jug circa 1753

Sold for £ 14,937 (US$ 20,993) inc. premium
A fine Worcester cream jug
circa 1753
of lobed press-moulded form with a delicate scrolled handle, painted in clear and bright colours with a pointing Chinese figure before a fence, flanked by a willow tree and a tall flowering plant, the reverse with a bird perched in branches above a hollow yellow rock, 8.2cm,

Footnotes

  • A similar jug formerly in the Rous Lench Collection, sold by Christie's, 29 May 1990, lot 450, is illustrated by John Sandon and Simon Spero, The Zorensky Collection, item 29, p 83. See also H Rissik Marshall, Coloured Worcester Porcelain, no 557, p 199 for the reverse design
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