First Period Worcester Porcelain Basket with Yellow Ground

£875.00

Product Code:22121701

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Description

Heading : First Period Worcester Porcelain Basket Round-Base ‘James Rogers’ style
Date : c1770
Period : George III
Origin : Worcester. England
Colour : Polychrome flowers and sprays. Puce and green applied florets to the outside of the intersections. with a pale yellow external wash; it is the polychrome sprays which give rise to the possible Rogers attribution – they typify his style
Size : 6.9 cm tall by 14.1 cm in diameter
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight : 219 grams

Circular baskets with the sides made from interlocking circles were first made by Worcester in 1758. The florets on the external surfaces are not merely decorative – Worcester applied them to strengthen the intersections once they had pierced the basket. Experts refer to items of this nature as “chestnut baskets” but this seems to be a generic term. applied retrospectively. and without an enormous amount of regard to accuracy…

Reference : See the Victoria and Albert museum: accession number 184-1874

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Weight500 g

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