Rare Worcester porcelain conical teabowl & saucer 'Two Quail' pattern, c. 1770.


A very rare Worcester porcelain conical teabowl and saucer, c. 1765. The unusual tall, conical teabowl painted in Kakiemon style enamels, with the 'Two Quail' pattern of the two birds beneath a flowering plant. Internally painted with flowerheads within an iron red foliate border. The saucer similarly decorated.
Gilt Crescent marks to both items.
Diameter of saucer - 12.2cm, 4 3/4".
Condition - Typical minor wear to the enamels. Otherwise in perfect condition. No damage. No restoration.

Literature: John Sandon, The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain, p. 332, for a matching conical teapot.

Medium: Porcelain.

Signed/Inscribed: Gilt Crescent marks.

Condition: Typical minor wear to the enamels. Otherwise in perfect condition. No damage. No restoration.

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