after: Worcester porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)

circa 1760-1765
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sauce boat, moulded with sprays of flowers and leaves and hand-painted after a Worcester pattern known as harvest Bug or Astley, directly copying a Chinese famille rose original, with a peony and branch design including a fanciful insect. A simple red loop border and floral motif to the interior. two small white flowers are hand-painted under the spout, Sauce boat, plain rim, the sides moulded with sprays of flowers and leaves: painted on each side in Chinese style with a large pink peony and other coloured flowers, large black beetle with gilt spots and a flying insect in rouge-de-fer: under the spout two small white flowers
Maker and role
after: Worcester porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1751, closed 1862)
Production place
Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Production date
circa 1760-1765
Media description
porcelain (soft-paste), famille rose decoration
70 x 140 x 68 mm
onglaze painter’s mark in red to the base
On handwritten label: No 201
the remains of an antique Dealers’ Association sticker to the base.
On printed receipt headed: Time and Tide Booksellers antiques Fine furniture / Registered Office: / 1048High Street, Armadale. Vic. Telephone 507921 after hours 696794
Credit line
bequest of Alwynne Jona OAM, Melbourne 2013
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
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