Worcester Shanked 'Trio' of Tea Bowl, Coffee Cup and Saucer, Blue and Gilt Decoration with 'Bluebell pattern', c1795

A very elegant and well moulded spiral shanked 'Trio' comprising Tea Bowl, Coffee Cup and Saucer, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the 'Bluebell' flower motif. This beautiful Trio was made at the famous Worcester factory c1795. Each piece is marked with the open blue crescent mark of the Worcester factory. The three pieces are moulded with 'shanked' (or spiral) lines which was the latest design in fashion at the later period of the eighteenth century. These moulded lines are very finely potted and create a most decorative effect. Evenly spaced around the body of the pieces are three blue and gilt 'Bluebell' flowers.

A rich underglaze Cobalt blue border runs around the inner rims of the three pieces, This is decorated with gilt leaves and dots and bounded by a gilded scalloped line and rim. There is also a circle of blue and gilt decoration in the centre of the saucer in which is a geometrically gilded blue circle, this gilding is remarkably fine. The same gilded and blue decoration runs around the outside of Tea Bowl and Saucer just below the rim.

In the Base of the Tea Bowl is the same blue circle with very fine geometric gilded decoration.

The Coffee Cup has an ear shaped open loop handle with an inward facing spur towards the lower portion. The back edge of the handle is gilded with fine foliate style decoration.

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Size and Weight:

  • 3½" (85mm) max. diameter of the Tea Bowl.
  • 1¾" 50mm) height of the Tea Bowl.
  • 2½" (65mm) max. diameter of the Coffee Cup.
  • 2½" (65mm) height of the Coffee Cup.
  • 5¼" (135mm) max. diameter of the Saucer
  • 7½oz (210gms) combined weight of the Trio. 
  • (values are approximate)

Marks:

The underside of the three pieces of the Trio are marked with the open blue Worcester crescent mark. The Trio dates from c1795.

Condition:

This beautiful Worcester trio is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only minor imperfection is extremely minimal wear to the gilding, only really on a few high points of scalloped rims.

Description
Description A very elegant and well moulded spiral shanked 'Trio' comprising Tea Bowl, Coffee Cup and Saucer, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the 'Bluebell' flower motif. This beautiful Trio was made at the famous Worcester factory c1795. Each piece is marked with the open blue crescent mark of the Worcester factory. The three pieces are moulded with 'shanked' (or spiral) lines which was the latest design in fashion at the later period of the eighteenth century. These moulded lines are very finely potted and create a most decorative effect. Evenly spaced around the body of the pieces are three blue and gilt 'Bluebell' flowers.
Year of Manufacture c1795
Pattern Bluebell
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This beautiful Worcester trio is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only minor imperfection is extremely minimal wear to the gilding, only really on a few high points of scalloped rims.

Worcester Oval Shanked Trio, Blue and Gilt Decoration with 'Bluebell pattern', c1795

  • Brand: Worcester
  • Product Code: p1349h
  • Availability: Sold
  • £65.00


Tags: Worcester, Circular, Shanked, Trio, Blue and Gilt, Bluebell pattern, p1349