27 October 2015
THREE WORCESTER PORCELAIN TABLE WARES
THE PICKLE DISH AND TEAPOT CIRCA 1753, THE WINE TASTER 1765-68
Comprising: A trefoil leaf-shape pickle-dish delicately painted with flower sprays; a hexagonal teapot painted with a Chinoiserie figure to one side, a goat to the other, cover lacking; and a peach-shaped wine taster, the handle and feet molded as a flowering prunus branch
3 ¾ in. (9.6 cm.) high, the teapot
Gift of Mrs. Constance D. Stieglitz, in memory of her husband, Marcel H. Stieglitz, 1964.
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For a "very rare" Lund's Bristol blue and white painted leaf-form pickle dish (the mold later brought to Worcester by Lund) see S. Spero, 'English and French Porcelain and Enamels 1740-1785', London, 2005, p. 27, no. 31.
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