Worcester Porcelain Barr, Flight & Barr Shell Dessert Dish By William Billingsley - c1810

Heading : Worcester Porcelain Barr, Flight & Barr Shell Dish - William Billingsley
Date : 1808 - 1813
Period : George III
Marks : impressed BFB and crown mark; stamped with crown, Prince of Wales feathers and text: BARR FLIGHT & BARR - Royal Porcelain Works - WORCESTER -- London-House - No1 Coventry Street --
Origin : Worcester, England
Colour : Polychrome and gilt
Pattern : Gilt finish to edge of lip and rim with intricate swags and hatching to 'handle'; central flower composition to base of well, surrounded by eight small sprigs; likely to have been executed by William Billingsley

Features : Lobed rim with moulded ribs running over a circumferential ogee curve around the lip; small, moulded, solid, handle extending from the rim for 25% of its extent
Condition : excellent; very little gilt wear; enamels are bright and clear with very few scratches; one or two minimal underglaze inclusions to the bowl; some very fine kiln-spit to the underside along with an area of very tiny burst glaze bubbles
Restoration : none
Dimensions : 4.7 cm high - 18.5 cm in diameter
Weight : 307 grams

References: Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain (Henry Sandon 1978) - page 110 for a slightly later iteration of the same form


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  • Product Code: 22092416
  • Availability: Sold
  • £575.00

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