A Worcester moulded oval sauceboat Circa 1754, incised X to base
The loop handle with scroll thumbrest, the flared shaped oval body painted in a famille verte palette with a crane strutting by flowering shrubs issuing from pierced blue rockwork and by a red fence within crisply-moulded C-scroll and flower cartouches, the lower part with meandering moulded strapwork, the interior with a flowering plant and scattered insects beneath a panelled green diaper and flowerhead border (minute chip to spout, three other rim chips)
6 in. (15.5 cm.) long
Cf. H. Rissik Marshall, op. cit. (1954) pl. 1, no. 1 and another similar sold in these Rooms, 17 July 1972, lot 121.