A Very Rare Worcester Barr Flight and Barr Honey Pot and Cover
A Very Rare Barr Flight and Barr Honey Pot and Cover, of beehive shape the lower part fixed to a circular base, painted with a canted rectangular panel of two tropical shells and a small red cowrie shell amongst seaweed, framed with thicks gold bands and reserved on a multicoloured simulated cut specimen stone ground. The domed cover with formal gold greek key border and pointed gold knop finial.
Mark: Script marks in puce to the underside.
Provenance: The O’Donaghue Collection
Illustrated: Henry Sandon, Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain 1783-1840, p. 37.
Height: 5 1/2 Ins. 14 cms.
Item No. 1799