First Period Worcester Parrot Pecking Fruit Cabbage Leaf Mask Jug

First Period Worcester Parrot Pecking Fruit Cabbage Leaf Mask Jug

Code: FA0720

Dimensions:

W: 18cm (7.1")H: 20.5cm (8.1")D: 14cm (5.5")

£485.00 Approx $619.41, €531.8
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Nice 18th century Worcester mask jug with moulded cabbage leaf detail to the body and printed in the Parrot Pecking Fruit pattern, c.1775, with a geometric border inside and outside the rim. On one side of the main image is a spray of elderberries   and a trundling beetle and on the other a bunch of gooseberries above a snail. Around the neck are some small details of fruits. 

Unmarked, reference Worcester Blue & White Porcelain, Branyon, French & Sandon, section II.B.23.

It measures 20.5cm (8") high, 18cm (7") wide including handle and 14cm (5 1/2") across the body. 

Condition is very good; there is a very small 2mm. chip to the tip of the spout and a nibble just above it. No other damage or restoration and surface wear is very light. The printing of the main body is very sharp but it has run a bit to the decoration around the neck and the rim borders.