An important pair of Worcester vases, circa 1770-75

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Lot 377
An important pair of Worcester vases, circa 1770-75

Sold for £ 4,750 (US$ 6,044) inc. premium
An important pair of Worcester vases, circa 1770-75
Of hexagonal form with everted necks, fully painted with the 'Dragons in Compartments' pattern of panels of dragons alternating with vases, all on low tables, green shagreen spandrels above and below, a cell border reserving flowerhead panels on the necks and inside the rims, a broad gold border above the feet, 24.5cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The Zorensky Collection, sold Bonhams 23 February 2005, lot 92. Previously sold by Phillips on 12 June 1985, lot 194.

    Illustrated by John Sandon, The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain (1993), p.134. The shape of these vases is a great rarity and they may have been made form a garniture with one of more of the more standard forms. Two covered hexagonal vases of this pattern are recorded, one illustrated by R L Hobson, Worcester Porcelain (1910), pl.33
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An important pair of Worcester vases, circa 1770-75
An important pair of Worcester vases, circa 1770-75
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