An exceptional Worcester creamboat circa 1753-4

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Lot 28
An exceptional Worcester creamboat
circa 1753-4

Sold for £ 9,000 (US$ 12,368) inc. premium

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An exceptional Worcester creamboat
circa 1753-4
Of delightful small size moulded with reeding, the thin angular handle with a pronounced thumbrest, the finely moulded cartouche panels enamelled in colours with Chinese riverscapes, one with a figure fishing, the interior with four Precious Objects, 10.9cm long, traces of a workman's mark in enamel

Footnotes

  • Provenance: the Gwen and Ronald McKnight Melvin Collection, Simon Spero 2007, catalogue no. 19. Spero refers to an incised mark, but close examination shows this to be a Worcester workman's mark painted in a pale enamel colour, a feature only occasionally seen on coloured creamboats.
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