Worcester Oval Shanked Sucrier and Cover, Blue and Gilt Decoration with 'Bluebell pattern', Body repaired with staples, c1795

A very elegant and well moulded oval spiral shanked Sucrier and Cover, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the 'Bluebell' flower motif. This beautiful Sucrier and Cover was made at the famous Worcester factory c1795. It is marked with the open blue crescent mark of the Worcester factory. The sucrier is moulded with 'shanked' (or spiral) lines which was the latest design in fashion at the later period of the eighteenth century. These moulded lines are very finely potted and create a most decorative effect. Evenly spaced around the body of the sucrier and cover are three blue and gilt 'Bluebell' flowers.

A rich underglaze Cobalt blue border runs around the outer rim of the sucrier and cover, This is decorated with gilt leaves and dots and bounded by a gilded scalloped line and rim. There is also a circle of blue and gilt decoration running around the finely potted and gilded knop of the cover.

The underside of the sucrier is marked with the Worcester open crescent mark and dates from c1795.

At each end of the sucrier are implied circular moulded drop handles, these with applied gilding.

The finial of the cover is beautifully moulded oval form with beautiful glided moulding to the top.

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Size and Weight:

  • 5½" (140mm) max. length of the sucrier.
  • 4" (105mm) max. width of the sucrier.
  • 5¾" (145mm) max. height of the sucrier and cover to the top of the cover finial.
  • 14oz (397gms) weight of the sucrier.
  • (values are approximate)

Marks:

The underside of the sucrier is marked with the open blue Worcester crescent mark. The sucrier dates from c1795.

Condition:

This magnificent sucrier has a major old stapled repair to the body. Basically the body has at sometime broken cleanly in two pieces and reattached using the old method of brass staples. This repair is very stable and firm. Apart from this and some minor wear to the gilding, particularly to the rims, this sucrier and cover are an excellent early Worcester item for the collector.

Description
Description A very elegant and well moulded oval spiral shanked Sucrier and Cover, decorated with blue and gilt decoration including the 'Bluebell' flower motif. This beautiful Sucrier and Cover was made at the famous Worcester factory c1795. It is marked with the open blue crescent mark of the Worcester factory. The sucrier is moulded with 'shanked' (or spiral) lines which was the latest design in fashion at the later period of the eighteenth century. These moulded lines are very finely potted and create a most decorative effect. Evenly spaced around the body of the sucrier and cover are three blue and gilt 'Bluebell' flowers.
Year of Manufacture c1795
Pattern Bluebell
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This magnificent sucrier has a major old stapled repair to the body. Basically the body has at sometime broken cleanly in two pieces and reattached using the old method of brass staples. This repair is very stable and firm. Apart from this and some minor wear to the gilding, particularly to the rims, this sucrier and cover are an excellent early Worcester item for the collector.

Worcester Oval Shanked Sucrier and Cover, Blue and Gilt Decoration with 'Bluebell pattern', Body repaired with staples, c1795

  • Brand: Worcester
  • Product Code: p1349f
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £17.00


Tags: Worcester, Circular, Shanked, Sucrier, Blue and Gilt, Bluebell pattern, p1349