Worcester porcelain teabowl and saucer.’Rearing rock island’ pattern, c. 1756.


A rare Worcester porcelain teabowl and saucer, c. 1756. Both hand painted in underglaze blue, with the ‘Rearing rock island’ pattern - a Chinese man on an island, before trees, rocks, and buildings, looking out at a man rowing a boat on a river.
Workman’s marks in underglaze blue to both items.
Diameter of saucer - 11.8 cm, 4 5/8”.
Height of teabowl - 4 cm, 1 1/2”.
Condition - Small chip to footrim of teabowl. Typical firing faults, commensurate with the age of the item. No restoration.

Medium: Porcelain.

Signed/Inscribed: Workman’s marks in underglaze blue to both items.

Height:  4 cm, 1.57"

Condition: Small chip to footrim of teabowl. Typical firing faults, commensurate with the age of the item. No restoration.

£390

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