Worcester Leaf Dish with Wispy Chrysanthemum Spray pattern c1770

Heading : Worcester Leaf Dish with Wispy Chrysanthemum Spray pattern 
Date : c1770
Period : George III
Marks : crosshatched crescent
Origin : Worcester; England
Colour : blue printed on white ground
Pattern : known as the Wispy Chrysanthemum pattern - a central bloom surround by other flowers, and berries - and a butterfly; printed on to a press-moulded dish made up of overlapping cabbage leaves

Condition : Very good; two tiny firing cracks to the upper side, one of which reaches the rim; a pin-prick kiln-spit bubble just under the rim; some barely discernible scratches to the underside of the lip and a 2 x 5mm inadvertent blue spot; there is some very pale transfer blushing of the blue print to both sides and the glaze is thin to the underside of the crossed-stalk 'handle'
Restoration : none
Dimensions : 26.1 x 19.6 cm
Weight : 442 grams

References: Worcester Blue & White Porcelain 1751-1790 (Branyan, French, Sandon 1989) p 388 

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  • Product Code: DVB1047
  • Availability: Sold
  • £325.00

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