Tea-canister and lid; porcelain; slightly curved sides and flattish top and raised rim; lid originally with moulded flower knop, two leaves remaining; printed in blue under the glaze with 'The Fisherman and Cormorant' pattern; associated printed pattern bordering rim of octagons and pendant trefoils, repeated round lid; base indented; marked.
- 1775-1790 (circa)
- Factory in: Worcester
- (Europe,British Isles,England,Worcestershire,Worcester)
- Height: 11 centimetres
- Diameter: 5.6 centimetres
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription Positionpainted in blue under glaze on base
Inscription Commentdisguised numeral, blurred.
For shape see Godden 1969 'Caughley & Worcester Porcelains 1775-1800' plate 313. See Branyan, French & Sandon 1989 'Worcester Blue & White Porcelain 1751-1790' p.322 for 'The Fisherman and Cormorant' pattern II.A.19. At one time attributed to Caughly Porcelain Factory.
Knop missing; long hairline crack to body; chip to rim of lid [SJM 6Oct 2011].
Prehistory and Europe
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