6 December 2004
A WORCESTER BLUE AND WHITE DOUBLE-LIPPED TWO-HANDLED SAUCEBOAT
CIRCA 1756, PAINTER'S MARK
Painted with oriental fishermen, river islands and shrubs within moulded circular oakleaf cartouches, the fluted lips with flowering plants, the interior with a pagoda and river islands flanked by panels of flowers and diaper-pattern to the lips, the top rim with diaper ornament
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) long
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Fenichell Basmajian, New York, 1-15 November 2001, no. 40.
Cf. Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 30B; see also the example sold at Christie's South Kensington, 16th September 2004, lot 76.
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