First Period Dr. Wall Worcester ‘High Chelsea Ewer’ Cream Jug

 

First period Dr. Wall Worcester ‘High Chelsea Ewer’ Cream jug, of tall moulded shape with acanthus leaves rising from the base, painted in puce monochrome with Chinese figures at conversation before pavilions and trees, with a full landscape behind and a bird in flight overhead, the reverse with full peony sprays, the interior with scrolled foliate border.

The pattern first appears in a slightly darker shade circa 1758, and then again later in a brighter palette circa 1770-1775. The pattern illustrates the success of the Chinoiserie style at Worcester at this time.

 

Circa 1760-65

 

Height:   3 1/2 ins  (8.6cms)

 

Stock No. 987

 

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