A Worcester strap fluted sauceboat circa 1762-65

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Lot 45*
A Worcester strap fluted sauceboat circa 1762-65

Sold for £ 358 (US$ 448) inc. premium
A Worcester strap fluted sauceboat
circa 1762-65
of flattened helmet shape, the handle with a pronounced thumbrest, the strap-fluted ground reserving embossed rococo panels painted with formal coloured flowers, the frames slightly gilded, the white ground with scattered flower and leaf sprigs, a butterfly beneath the lip, the border painted with rococo scrollwork in purple monochrome, a border of purple barbs around the oval foot, 16.3cm long, one tiny chip on lip)

Footnotes

  • From the many examples surviving today it is clear that blue and white versions of this shape were made in enormous quantities, whereas coloured strap-fluted sauceboats are surprisingly uncommon
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