A Large Worcester Porcelain La Peche and Le Promenade Tankard c1780

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Product Code:DVB2008

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Description

Heading :  A Worcester Porcelain La Peche and Le Promenade Chinoise Tankard
Date : 1770-85
Period : George III
Marks : None
Origin : Worcester. England
Colour : Underglaze blue monochrome on white base
Pattern :
Pattern II.A.10 La Peche and Le Promenade Chinois
Features : grooved strap handle
Condition : Excellent. no chips or flakes; one or two tiny underglaze inclusions and a trident-shaped. discoloured but unseparated crack through the base
Restoration : None
Dimensions : Height 13.8cm – 9.6 cm diameter at rim
Weight : 459 grams

Reference Branyan. French. Sandon p313  II.A.10

The design was initially published in Livres de Chinois after the engravings of Pierre Charles Canot (from Jean Pillement’s originals) in 1758. In Robert Sayers tome of 1760 Ladies Amusement it shows the design having been adopted by R Hancock at Worcester.

This was made for beer not tea. It is a tankard not a mug.

 

 

Additional information

Weight750 g

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