Of lobed and molded bombé form, printed with a Garden Rose Group
the high scrolled back pierced for hanging,
over a fixed
oval concave top pierced with a central large shaped hole
three rows of smaller circular openings,
the front center having a
further scroll, hatched crescent mark verso
Condition : A very good invisible area of restoration to one side,
discernible by touch of the surface rather they eye;
cracks on the inner ends of the front scroll, presumably from firing
Provenance: from a private
Worcester's bough pots follow a tradition that began with delft
The small holes were for cut flowers whilst the
larger hole accommodated growing bulbs.
The back panel is pierced to
enable hanging bough pots on a wall,
while the level base also
enabled display on a mantelpiece.
Jeanne and Milton Zorensky
attempted to grow bulbs in one of their bough pots.
They failed and
concluded that the pots were really intended for displaying cut
The runny prints on the sides show the difficulty of
printing on upright surfaces.
6.75” High x 9” Wide x 6” Deep