CAUGHLEY SWEETMEAT ESCALLOP SHELL
Fisherman or Pleasure Boat Pattern
England, c1775, Impressed SALOPIAN
In the “Fisherman”, or “Pleasure Boat” pattern, the molded shell with a tall fisherman holding a short fish on a
pleasure boat within a riverscape with a cormorant, another fisherman, pagodas, and flora all within a shaped rim
with cell diapering and spearhead border; impressed SALOPIAN mark verso
Condition: Excellent, no flaws observed
This was one of the most popular patterns of the day. It is unclear whether Caughley or Worcester
introduced the pattern. While it is now called “Fisherman & Cormorant” by Worcester, and “Fisherman”
at Caughley, in its day it was simply known as “Pleasure Boat”.
Also made by some of the Liverpool manufactories, the pattern was out of fashion by 1790.
5.75” x 4.75"
Also See :
marked with Salopian script S
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Caughley Sweetmeat Escallop Shell, Fisherman Pattern, England, c1775, impressed SALOPIAN