M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

 

FIRST PERIOD WORCESTER “OLD JAPAN FAN” SAUCE TUREEN & COVER

England, c1768-75

 

 

 Of quatre-lobed form with shaped opening and sided by shell handles, enameled in red, green and blue heightened

with gilt with diapered half-mons and circles, the base encircled by blue band reserved with floral sprigs,

the conforming cover painted with mirroring half-mons and circles,

having artichoke finial issuing from two leaves intersecting an additional floral reserved blue band;

underglaze open blue crescent mark verso

 

Note :

The “Old Japan Fan” pattern was also produces at Meissen and Chelsea, where it was generally known as

“Old Mossaick”.  There is discussion as to whether Worcester copied it from a Japanese original --

or from a Meissen example.  

At Worcester, the pattern occurs on tea, chocolate and dessert services.

It is found listed in a 1769 sale catalog, and occurs until the 1770s’. 

Flight and Chamberlain are known to have made the pattern, but rarely. 

Coalport and Derby also made copies

 

Condition : Excellent, with minor expected wear to the gilt

 

4.75” High x 6.5” Wide x 4.25” Deep

 

SOLD

 

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#6774

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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First Period Worcester Old Japan Fan Pattern Sauce Tureen and Cover, England, c1770