FLIGHT BARR AND BARR WORCESTER PORCELAIN NAMED VIEW COMPORT, CONWAY
CASTLE WALES C.1813-19
fine Flight Barr and Barr
Worcester porcelain claret ground footed dish or comport. It is well
painted with a named view landscape scene of Conway Castle: interesting
full mark to foot and dates from c.1813-19. A rare surviving example of
best English Worcester Regency porcelain."Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
John. Twitchett, Henry Sandon, Landscapes on Derby and
Worcester Porcelain, plate 12 page 57 illustrate
more similar claret ground pieces from a dessert service decorated with
width 320 mm max. height 90 mm max.
A large highly decorative backstamp including the Royal
indicating that factory china productions sold through the London
Warehouse on Coventry Street were considered the very finest quality
general display condition. This fine piece has been professionally
repaired/restored in the past to a good standard. There are typical
specs of wear to the claret ground as is usually found on these dishes.
Overall a rare surviving example of a footed comport that is
increasingly hard to find...
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