A First Period Dr. Wall Worcester scalloped dessert plate
A First Period Dr. Wall Worcester scalloped dessert plate, the centre painted by Jeffryes Hamett O’Neale with the Fable of ‘The Stork and the Wolf’, within a simple gold scrolled border of ‘Heathcote’ type.
Fretted square in underglaze blue to the underside.
Taken from Barlow, ‘Aesop’s Fables’, London 1687 Fable LXXXII.
Heathcote Sale, Sotheby’s, Lot 79, 21st February 1947; Sir John and Lady Heilbron Collection London;
Sir Peter and Lady Cresswell collection; English Private Collection.
Described by H.R.Marshall, ‘Coloured Worcester Porcelain of the First Period’, p.46.
Diameter: 7½ ins. (19 cms.)
Item No. 834