Flight Barr & Barr Worcester vase, ‘Corn Crake’ with siren handles, c. 1810


Flight Barr & Barr Worcester vase, superbly painted with a bird in a landscape, titled ‘Corn Crake’ beneath, set in a claret ground with richly gilt gadrooned rim and ‘siren’ handles, the inside rim with a fine bellflower border in gold. Marked in red script, ‘Flight / Barr & Barr / Worcester / London House / 1 Coventry Street’ Circa 1810


small rim chip restored


12.5cm high


The image is a reversed version of Thomas Bewick's 'Corncrake' as illustrated in his 1797 publication History of British Birds.

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