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First Period Worcester Porcelain Butter Tub c1780

Heading : Worcester blue and white butter tub
Date : 1770-1785
Period : George III
Origin : England
Marks : Underglaze blue crescent mark
Colour : Blue and white
Pattern : The Gillyflower pattern
Features : Intricate moulded flowers and twig handles
Size : 9.5cm tall 19.1cm long and 13.6cm wide
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
Weight : 435 grams

Additional Information : The Gillyflower Print was derived from Continental patterns and became very popular in the English market. A number of makers including Caughley, Coalport, Derby and Liverpool, all of these versions are very similar to the Worcester pattern.

References : Worcester Blue and White Porcelain 1751-1790 New edition By Lawrence Branyan, Neal French and John Sandon - Page 388 Plate II.C.22. (The pattern)

Worcester Porcelain 1751-1790 the Zorensky Collection By Simon Spero and John Sandon - Page 490 Plate 673. (The form)

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  • Product Code: 2017042038
  • Availability: Sold
  • £465.00

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