(p1366)

A very elegant and well moulded circular spiral shanked sucrier and cover, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the blue and gilt 'Bluebell' flower 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.

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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 'bluebell' pattern, this includes three blue and gilt 'bluebells' positioned around the bowl.

A rich underglaze Cobalt blue border runs around the top of the sucrier, This is decorated with alternate diagonal lines of foliage and big dots. Around the base of the sucrier is gilt wreath with a gilt line.

The cover of the sucrier is moulded with the same shanked moulded lines. It too is decorated with the 'bluebell' pattern, this includes three blue and gilt 'bluebells' positioned around the cover.

The same rich underglaze Cobalt blue border runs around the edge of the cover, This is decorated with the same gilt decoration as the band on the sucrier bowl. Around the finial of the cover is a cobalt blue and gilt wreath.

 

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 'bluebell' pattern, c1790.

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Size and Weight:

  • 5¼" (135mm) in height to the top of the cover finial.
  • 3¼" (85mm) in height of the bowl without the cover.
  • 4½" (117mm) diameter measured at the outer rim of the cover.
  • 4½" (112mm) diameter of the bowl without the cover.
  • 14½oz (416gms) 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 cracks, repairs or restoration. The only extremely minor imperfections are that on the inner rim of the cover is a shallow chip approx.15mm long as shown in the pictures below.

 

Generally the gilded decoration is in quite good order, but there a few areas of wear particularly around the rim of the sucrier bowl, as shown below.

 

There is one small patch where the cobalt blue is missing from the band around the sucrier rim, shown below. this is from the manufacturing process. A few brown speckles are also to be seen inside the bowl of the sucrier.

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

 


Description
Description A very elegant and well moulded circular spiral shanked sucrier and cover, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the blue and gilt 'Bluebell' flower 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.
Year of Manufacture c1795
Pattern Bluebell
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This beautiful 'Flight and Barr' Worcester sucrier and cover are in very good condition with cracks, repairs or restoration. The only extremely minor imperfections are that on the inner rim of the cover is a shallow chip approx.15mm long as shown in the pictures on the main page.   Generally the gilded decoration is in quite good order, but there a few areas of wear particularly around the rim of the sucrier bowl.   There is one small patch where the cobalt blue is missing from the band around the sucrier rim, this is from the manufacturing process. A few brown speckles are also to be seen inside the bowl of the sucrier.

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

  • Brand: Worcester
  • Product Code: p1366
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £85.00


Tags: Flight and Barr, Worcester, Circular, Shanked, Sucrier and Cover, Blue and Gilt, 'Bluebell', c1790