Worcester teapot with European flowers, c.1765

$1,650.00 AUD

Worcester teapot, the white ground colourfully painted with large groups of European flowers in the Meissen style, various scattered flowers on the rest of the pot & lid, a dark brown scroll down the handle, the pointed knop with a flower petal in puce, a gilt line rim to lid & spout.
Unmarked, circa 1765

20cm spout to handle
Small flat glaze chip to the lid – possibly an original factory ground kiln speck. Otherwise excellent condition.

ref. Sandon’s ‘Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain’ p236 for a garniture of vases with this Meissen-style decoration. Meissen designs like this would have ben coming into England for 25 years, making it a well-established fashion which Worcester naturally copied – but in their own English manner!

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