Description: of oval shape and flaring fluted form, moulded in high relief with two foliate scroll cartouches, painted in
famille-verte style, one side with a Chinoiserie scene of a boat in a riverscape, the reverse side with a 'strutting'-type bird peering at a boat on the water, the sides with further moulded scrolls, separated by painted flowering branches, the interior with central flowering branch and a green-diaper band reserving half-flower head panels at the rim,
Dimensions: 18.3cm., 7 1/4 in. wide
Condition Report: In overall good appearance and condition. There is a minute chip to the outside edge of the rim, located on the longer side not illustrated in the catalogue. To the underside of the foot there are a few 'nibble' chips, some of which are glazed over, associated to manufacture. There are three short minor firing cracks to the rim which are glazed over. There is a small area of minor pitting to the interior at the rim, on the left side when viewing the catalogue illustration. Minor typical surface scratching. Enamels are in good condition.
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Literature: RELATED LITERATURE
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Worcester porcelain, The Klepser collection, London, 1984, p. 24, no. 6, colour pl. 6;
Albert Amor Limited
, A Celebration - 250 years of Worcester Porcelain, An exhibition of the Dr Wall period, exhibition catalogue,
London, 2001, no. 2;
Lund's Bristol and early Worcester porcelain 1750-58, The A. J. Smith Collection, London, 2006, p. 156, no. 68.