Barr Worcester Coffee Can & Saucer, Shanked Shape with Blue and Gilt Border and Gilded Thistles, Scratched 'B' mark, c1795
A very elegant and well moulded spiral shanked coffee can and saucer, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the gilt Thistle motif. This charming coffee can and saucer was made at the famous Worcester factory c1795 and the coffee can and saucer is marked on its base with an impressed 'B' mark of Martin Barr.
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|2½" (58mm) height of the coffee can.|
|2¾" (67mm) diameter of the coffee can.|
|5½" (140mm) diameter of the saucer.|
|8¼ oz (237gms) total weight of the coffee can and saucer.|
The coffee can and saucer are marked with the incised scratched 'B', which was used during the Barr Worcester period at the Worcester factory.
Generally, the coffee can and saucer are in good condition. The only imperfections are that there is a small chip and associated short hairline crack to the rim of the coffee can, as shown in the first picture below. Also, there is some fine kiln dust speckling in the bottom half of the coffee can. Apart from these, this is a fine coffee can and saucer from the Worcester factory c1795
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