Liverpool shell dish
Liverpool shell dishLiverpool shell dish

Liverpool, William Reid shell dish



modelled as a deep shell with a scrolled handle, thinly potted and naturalistically moulded, resting on a pierced base applied with groups of smaller shells, the interior painted in orange-red highlighted in gold with a flowering peony issuing from rock work, with diaper panels below the interior rim, the exterior with small rococo border and two chines scrolls.

c.1756-59

L. 4.2 inches

Stock number: 10167.