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FIRST PERIOD WORCESTER OVAL PIERCED BASKET

“The Pavilion” Pattern, England, c1770

 

 

 

Side One

 

The oval basket painted in the Japanese Imari manner, the palette also of Imari style, with the addition of pink, centering a curtained pavilion beside a flowering prunus and stylized clouds, surrounded by open-weave sides painted with panels of underglaze blue with red and gold flowers, alternating with white panels with pink, red, green and gold foliage and flora and dragons, the exterior with applied pink and green flowerhead; crabstock handles with further applied pink and green flowerheads

 

Ref : Zorensky Collection, fig. 275 with the notation, “The design is a fanciful one, probably invented by the factory, combining Japanese and Chinese influences.”;

Worcester Porcelain (1996), Spero & Sandon,  p. 235, pl. 275;

Bonhams Sale 11900 - The Zorensky Collection of Worcester Porcelain, Part 2 –  23 Feb 2005 London, New Bond Street, Lot 144

 

Condition : Minute minor chipping to flower petals; one blossom missing from handle end

 

7.75” Long

 

Price: Please Inquire 

 

#6377

 

 

 

Side Two

 

 

     

 

 

 

Also See :

 

 

Bow Dolphin & 3-Shell Sweetmeat or

Pickle Stand, c1752-55

First Period Worcester "Bishop Sumner" Dessert Dish, c1770-75,

Gold Crescent Mark

Bow Porcelain Octagonal 2 Quail Dish, Arita Manner, c1755

 

 

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First Period Worcester Oval Pierced Basket, "The Pavilion" Pattern, England, c1770, in the Japanese Imari manner