A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT AND BARR) TURQUOISE-GROUND GARNITURE

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A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT AND BARR) TURQUOISE-GROUND GARNITURE
CIRCA 1810, IMPRESSED AND PAINTED MARKS

Of a two-handled vase and two cylindrical spill vases, painted with named subjects and with gilt foliage, both spill vases with lip repairs
5½ and 3½in. (14 and 8.9cm.) high (3)

Lot Essay

See Henry Sandon, Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain 1783-1840, Woodbridge, 1978, pl. 106 for almost identical later examples as part of a five piece garniture.

The subject of each vase depicts a scene from William Cowper's, 'The Task' (1784), a poem written in six books praising the virtues of rural life.
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