The Burrell Bowl, an important Worcester bowl Circa 1756-58.

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Lot 60
The Burrell Bowl, an important Worcester bowl
Circa 1756-58.

Sold for £ 19,200 (US$ 23,928) inc. premium
The Burrell Bowl, an important Worcester bowl
Circa 1756-58.
Thinly potted and finely painted in blue with a continuous European landscape with figures and boats in a harbour, beside ruined arches hung with foliage, a leafy tree and rocks, a fleet of boats out to sea, the interior with a smaller landscape, 15cm diam (the rim with a section broken out and cleanly restored)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Francis and Cecele Burrell Collection. Illustrated by Francis Burrell, Some Less Common Decoration on Worcester Porcelain, EEC Trans, Vol 6, part 1, 1968, pl 13 and 14. Illustrated by Bernard Watney (1973), pl 33C and in the EEC 50th Anniversary Exhibition catalogue, 1977, fig 165. Exhibited by Albert Amor, Blue & White 18th Century English Soft Paste Porcelain, 1979, catalogue no 6. Also see Branyan, French and Sandon (1990), fig I.B.29. The decoration is extremely rare on Worcester. No other comparative example is recorded and only one other smaller related bowl is known, a recently discovered specimen painted with a windmill
The Burrell Bowl, an important Worcester bowl Circa 1756-58.
The Burrell Bowl, an important Worcester bowl Circa 1756-58.
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