New York, East
19 January 1999
AN ENGLISH MONOGRAMMED BLACK-PRINTED CABBAGE-LEAF MOULDED JUG
With bearded mask spout and gilt monogram JB below, the neck and body printed with 'The Fox Hunt' and 'Kill', adapted from In Full Chase, a painting by James Seymour; together with a group of Worcester black printed wares after Robert Hancock, circa 1760-70, comprising: a cream-jug, with 'The Milkmaids'; a coffee-cup and a saucer with variant prints of ruins; and a baluster cup with wishbone handle and a saucer, printed in black with 'The Tea Party, No. 2', the reverse of the cup with a terraced garden, signed 'R. Hancock fecit'
8in. (21cm.) high, the jug (6)
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Cf. Simon Spero & John Sandon, Worcester Porcelain 1751-1790 The Zorensky Collection, Suffolk, 1996, p.374, pl. 478 for a Worcester jug printed with 'The Fox Hunt'
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