Worcester Porcelain Fluted Puce Floral Pattern Tea Cup and Saucer c1775

Heading : Worcester First Period Tea Cup and Saucer c1775
Date : c1775
Period : George III
Marks : Underglaze blue 'square' mark on both pieces
Origin : Worcester, England
Colour : Puce (en camaïeu) with gilt decoration
Pattern :
A Chinese export style pattern of rose leaves with gilded frames around some elements and to the edge of the rim;
Features : Both elements have a gently scalloped rim and moulded fluting; the cup with an unusual complex, moulded handle - as defined by the good Mr Berthoud
Condition : Outstanding; some very minor imperfections to the foot rims, tiny losses to gilding in places, scattered kiln spit and tiny underglaze inclusions
Restoration : None
Dimensions : Tea cup 4.8 x 7.6 cm - saucer 2.8 x 12.7 cm
Weight : 144 grams


Tea cup shape is illustrated in A Compendium of British Cups (Berthoud, 1990) page 2, plate 9




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  • £275.00

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