PORCELAIN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE SPARROW
BEAK JUG, THE MOTHER
AND CHILD AND MAN FISHING PATTERN BFS II.A.17
delightful elegant little gem of Worcester eighteenth century English
finely potted Worcester sparrow beak jug of larger than usual size was
produced around the 1770s at
the renown First Period Worcester Porcelain Factory. Attractive
transfer printed decoration - the uncommon and descriptively titled Mother and Child and Man Fishing
BFS. II.A.17. An intriguing combination of styles with
classic Chinese figures framed within an ornate rococo border motif.
This exact design is unique to early Worcester; examples can be found
in the Museum of Worcester Porcelain and in the Victoria and Albert
Museum collections. A super piece of eighteenth century
for the discerning ceramics collector."Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
example of the Mother and Child and Man Fishing pattern on a finished
teabowl and a factory waster seeThe
Illustrated Guide to Worcester Porcelain 1751-1794, Henry Sandon plate
height 92 mm max.
Worcester crescent mark as illustrated.
In excellent general display condition with no
is a minute pin-prick of a bruise
chip to the tip of the spout. Also
a distinct clean crack at the back of the rim near the handle - which
looks like it may have
as a shrinkage/firing crack. An associated fine hairline
from this part way down the side of the jug. The jug is not
weakened, remains very sound and displays superbly from conventional
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