An extremely rare First Period Dr Wall Worcester Triple Shell Salt or Sweetmeat of the ‘silver taste’
An extremely rare First Period Dr Wall Worcester Triple Shell Salt or Sweetmeat of ‘the silver taste’, modelled after J.A.Meissonier. The three shells supported on a series of shell encrusted bases, surmounted with round scalloped shell, the interior of each shell with formal scrolled border painted in underglaze blue.
Private English Collection
Diameter 6 1/2 Ins.
See Paul Crane, ‘A Question of Attribution’, ECC Transactions Vol. 27 p. 33 for a discussion of this pieces and the original Meissonier design engraved by Gabriel Huquier
Item No. 1851