Rare Isleworth blue and white pickle dish, gillyflower print, c.1780
An extremely rare Isleworth porcelain pickle dish with heart shaped foot, printed in underglaze blue with the Gilliflower pattern, with subsidiary prints of bellflowers, a moth, and grapes.
These prints are identical to the ones found on the Syon vases which where exhibited by Roderick Jellicoe in the Isleworth Porcelain Exhibition 1998 and illustrated in the accompanying catalogue 'Isleworth Porcelain' by Anton Gabszewicz and Roderick Jellicoe. This is the piece Illustrated by Geoffrey Godden in 'Godden's Guide to English Blue and White Porcelain' plate 279.
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