Worcester Porcelain First Period Teapot - Qianlong Pattern c1775

Heading :  Worcester Porcelain First Period Teapot - Qianlong pattern 
Date : c1775
Period : George III
Marks : None
Origin : Worcester, England
Colour : Polychrome
Pattern : Globular form with gold scrollwork around panels of flowers; floral finial with applied leaves; main image features a child with a stick of some kind, a gentleman with a flower and a seated lady - image reproduced on both sides; the cover would appear to be an exact match.
Condition : Excellent; no cracks or flakes; a few tiny chips to the inside rim of the cover, and some deformation and glaze-loss to the extemity of the spout - likely manufacturing defect
Restoration : None
Dimensions : Height 14.8 cms. Top of handle to tip of spout 16.2 cm
Weight : 404 grams

Additional information : Spero and Sandon (see below) assert that images of this nature should not be referred to as Chinoiserie, as this infers that an oriental original has been adapted by European painters; rather, they say that teapots of this nature - of which there were a considerable number of variants - bear an exact copy of original Qianlong designs 

References : Worcester Porcelain 1751-1790 the Zorensky Collection (Spero & Sandon 1996) page 169

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 22071313
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  • £525.00


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