A First Period Worcester Porcelain Blue-Scale Kidney-Shaped Dish, Circa 1770. The kidney-shaped dish has a blue scale ground with four large shaped white panels and four smaller vase-shaped panels on the rim, all finely painted with flowers. ;The vase-form panels have a single flower, while the larger panels are painted with an assortment of flowers, each has a distinctive long stemed flower to each side. ;In the central well is another panel of kidney-shape similarly painted with flowers. ;Each panel is bordered with fine gilding of rococo form. Length: 10 inches x width: 7 1/2 inches Mark: Underglaze blue fret mark Reference: Worcester Porcelain, 1751-1790, The Zorensky Collection, Simon Spero & John Sandon, page 262, #310, for a kidney-shaped dish.
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