London, South Kensington
27 June 2002
A Worcester silver-shaped sauceboat
Painted in the famille rose palette with two vignettes of cranes amongst shrubs within cartouches moulded with flowering branches, the interior with a flowerspray below a diaper pattern border reserved with flowerheads (restored)
6in. (17.2cm.) wide
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Cf. Simon Spero, Worcester Porcelain, The Klepser Collection (1984), p.35, pl. 25 for a sauceboat of similar form with similar decoration.
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