A Worcester teabowl and saucer circa 1756-58

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A Worcester teabowl and saucer circa 1756-58

Sold for £ 1,680 (US$ 2,085) inc. premium
A Worcester teabowl and saucer
circa 1756-58
'pencilled' in jet black enamel with a Chinoiserie figure holding a bird in one hand and an umbrella in the other, standing beside a low fence and a pine tree, a vase of flowers on a low table by his side, the reverse of the bowl and the interior further painted with huts and fanciful rocks on islands, lambrequin scroll borders, the saucer 11.8cm (4 5/8in) diam (2)

Footnotes

  • Zorensky Catalogue, fig. 150. This popular pencilled pattern varies considerably in treatment between different painters. This example is boldly painted using a strong dark pigment and is a successful example of Worcester's chinoiserie decoration.
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