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.

Circa 1805-1808

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

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