Worcester Tea Bowl and Saucer, Decorated in Underglaze Blue with Formal Flowers, Honey Gold Leaves and Stems, Gold Dentil Rim and Base, c1785

 

A very fine and delightful Worcester tea bowl and saucer, dating from c1785. This delightful pair is decorated with sprays of formal flowers in blue and gold.

The body of the bowl and saucer is of smooth soft paste porcelain.

 

The main body of tea bowl is beautifully decorated with sprays of formal flowers of underglaze blue flowers, their stems and leaves finely drawn in rich honey gold; the fineness of the gilding is exquisite. The decoration comprises three main flower bouquets with lesser sprigs between them. The top and inner rim are gilded, the inner rim with gilt dentil decoration. The lower body of the tea bowl has a decorative gilt dentil band.

      

A single back to back flower sprig decorates the inside base of the tea bowl.

The main body of the saucer is again beautifully decorated with sprays of formal flowers of underglaze blue flowers, their stems and leaves finely drawn in rich honey gold; the fineness of the gilding is exquisite. The decoration comprises three main flower bouquets with lesser sprigs between them. The top and inner rim are gilded, the inner rim with gilt dentil decoration.

   

A single back to back flower sprig decorates the inside base of the saucer. This within a circle of dentil gilding.

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Size and Weight:

  • 1¾" (45mm) height of the tea bowl
  • 3" (75mm) max. diameter of the tea bowl
  • 5" (130mm) max. diameter of the saucer
  • 5 oz (145 gm) weight of tea bowl and saucer
  • (values are approximate)

Marks:

There are no manufacturer's marks on either item, but is from the famous Worcester factory and dates from c1785.

Condition:

This delightful Worcester trio is generally in good condition with no cracks, repairs or restoration. The gilding shows little to no wear. The only extremely minor imperfection is a minute flake chip (3mm X 2mm) on the inner rim of the tea bowl, as shown in the pictures below.

 

Description
Description A very fine and delightful Worcester tea bowl and saucer, dating from c1785. This delightful pair is decorated with sprays of formal flowers in blue and gold.
Year of Manufacture c1785
Pattern Underglaze Blue with Formal Flowers, Honey Gold Leaves and Stems, Gold Dentil Rim and Base
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This delightful Worcester trio is generally in good condition with no cracks, repairs or restoration. The gilding shows little to no wear. The only extremely minor imperfection is a minute flake chip (3mm X 2mm) on the inner rim of the tea bowl.

Worcester Tea Bowl and Saucer, Decorated in Underglaze Blue with Formal Flowers, Honey Gold Leaves and Stems, Gold Dentil Rim and Base, c1785

  • Brand: Worcester
  • Product Code: p1344i
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £65.00


Tags: Worcester, Tea Bowl and Saucer, Underglaze Blue, Formal Flowers, Honey Gold Leaves and Stems, Gold Dentil Rim and Base, p1344

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