6 December 2004
A WORCESTER BLUE AND WHITE OVAL MOULDED CREAMBOAT
CIRCA 1760, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 2
Of flared form, with moulded double-scroll handle, painted with an oriental with a bird on a leash beneath rockwork and pendant branches and with an oriental standing beside a pagoda, between ozier-moulded borders, the interior with trailing branches (several small restored rim chips with associated staining)
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) long
Anon., sale Sotheby Parke Bernet, 6th April 1988, lot 97 (part).
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Cf. Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 32B (left).
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