New York, Park Avenue
21 - 22 January 1998
FOUR WORCESTER PENCILLED WARES
Circa 1754, incised line mark to the bowl, incised cross mark to the cream-jug and both coffee-cups
Each pencilled in black with figures in discussion outside a compound in a mountainous landscape, the interior rim with a ruyi-lappet border, comprising:
A bowl, 5in. (12.7cm.) diam.
A cream-jug, 3.3/8in. (8.6cm.) high
Two coffee-cups (4)
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The bowl is illustrated in the top right corner of the catalogue photo but incorrectly numbered as lot 493. The cream jug and coffee-cups are illustrated in the same photo and correctly numbered.
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