London, South Kensington
11 October 2002
A Worcester blue and white teabowl and saucer
Circa 1756, workman's mark
Painted with a pattern of a figure on an island by a hut and near an unusual rock formation with a building, a figure on a sampan on the river in the foreground
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Cf. Lawrence Branyan, Neal French and John Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain 1751-1790 (London, 1981), p. 86, for the pattern.
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Please note there is some minor chipping to the footrims to the teabowl and saucer.
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