A First Period Worcester Porcelain Blue-Ground Cake Plate, Circa 1770. - Earle D. Vandekar - For Sale
A First Period Worcester Porcelain Blue-Ground Cake Plate, Circa 1770. - Earle D. Vandekar
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A First Period Worcester Porcelain Blue-Ground Exotic Bird decorated Cake Plate, Circa 1770. The saucer dish form is decorated with a wet blue ground. ;The central circular reserve is painted with two exotic birds standing on green grass and with a tall flowering plant rising above them from behind. ;Surrounding the reserve is a circular thin gilt band from which issues twenty one gilt arches with tapering supports in a very distinctive design. Diameter: 7 inches. Mark: Underglaze blue crescent. Reference: The Catalogue of The Frank LLoyd Collection of Worcester Porcelain of The Wall Period, ;R.A. Hobson, page 296 for description and plate 63, #296 for illustration of a teacup and saucer from a very similar service with slight differences in the gilding..