(p1358)

A very elegant and well moulded circular spiral shanked sucrier and cover, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the gilt 'Fly' motif. This charming sucrier and cover was made at the famous Worcester factory c1790.  It is marked with the Worcester open blue crescent mark used at the Worcester factory c1755-1790. This jug dates from c1790.

This very fine quality sucrier is moulded with 'shanked' (or spiral) line, 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.

 

The outer body of the sucrier is delightfully decorated with the 'Fly' pattern, this includes three gilt flies positioned around the bowl, each having between them three gilt flower sprigs.

 

 

A rich underglaze Cobalt blue border runs around the top of the sucrier, This is decorated with a trail of gilt leaves and berries. Around the base of the sucrier is a cobalt blue and gilt wreath with a gilt line on the foot rim.

The cover of the sucrier is moulded with the same shanked moulded lines. It too is decorated with the 'Fly' pattern, this includes three gilt flies positioned around the cover, each having between them three gilt flower sprigs.

 

The same rich underglaze Cobalt blue border runs around the edge of the cover, This is decorated with a trail of gilt leaves and berries. Around the finial of the cover is a cobalt blue and gilt wreath with a gilt line on the foot rim.

The finial is the distinctive Flight and Barr moulded shape, embellished with gilt decoration.

This is a delightful Flight and Barr period Worcester Circular Shanked Sucrier and Cover Blue and Gilt Decoration with the 'Fly' pattern, c1790.

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Size and Weight:

  • 4¼" (108mm) diameter of bowl
  • 7" (180mm) height of bowl (no lid)
  • 5¼" (130mm) height of lid (to top of finial)
  • 13oz (368gms) total weight
  • (values are approximate)

Marks:

This sucrier is marked with the Worcester open blue crescent mark used at the Worcester factory c1755-1790. This jug dates from c1790.

Condition:

This beautiful 'Flight and Barr' Worcester sucrier and cover are in very good condition with no chips, cracks, repairs or restoration. The only extremely minor imperfections are that on the inner rim of the cover is a patch on the very rim which fells a little rough and speckled, like there is some grit in the glaze, this is shown in the picture below. It is extremely minor and is a manufacturing flaw.

Generally the gilded decoration is in quite good order, but there a few areas of wear particularly around the cover rim and line that borders the blue band, as shown below. Also slight wear to the very tip of the finial

This is a very fine and beautiful 'Flight and Barr' Worcester Sucrier and Cover dating from c1790.

Description
Description This very fine quality sucrier is moulded with 'shanked' (or spiral) line, 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.
Pattern Fly
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) Generally the gilded decoration is in quite good order, but there a few areas of wear particularly around the cover rim and line that borders the blue band, as shown below. Also slight wear to the very tip of the finial. This is a very fine and beautiful 'Flight and Barr' Worcester Sucrier and Cover dating from c1790.

Flight and Barr period Worcester Circular Shanked Sucrier and Cover, Blue and Gilt Decoration with the 'Fly' pattern, c1790

  • Brand: Worcester
  • Product Code: p1358
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £125.00


Tags: Flight and Barr, Worcester, Circular, Shanked, Sucrier, Blue and Gilt, Fly'pattern