Extremely Rare Early First Period Dr. Wall Worcester Sugar Box and Cover
An extremely rare Early First Period Dr. Wall Worcester Sugar Box and Cover, beautifully decorated in the famille rose palette with the Valentine Pattern, painted with the characteristic puce mountainous landscape, the garlanded breadfruit tree on Tenian Island, the pair of flaming hearts on the altar to the god hyman and reverse painted with a pair of billing doves seated on a quiver of arrows and a green love bird in flight overhead, the ogival cover with delicately pencilled puce monochrome lambrequin border and applied with an open crocus finial.
Provenance: The Anthony Tuke and Sir Anthony Tuke Collections
Exhibited The International Ceramics Fair and Seminar, 1999 Loan Exhibition No. 14.
Height: 4 1/2 ins. (11.5cms.)
Stock No. 1420