Rare worcester egg cup
Rare worcester egg cup

Rare Worcester egg cup



applied with sprigs of prunus blossom and leaves around foot, painted with flower sprigs beneath a diaper border.

c.1758

Open crescent mark

Ht. 2.5 inches

Worcester egg cups with applied decoration are particularly rare.

A similar example is illustrated by Branyan, French and Sandon in ‘Worcester Blue and White Porcelian 1751-1790’ plate I.E.11