WORCESTER BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ‘PARROT PECKING FRUIT/ SECOND VERSION’ PATTERN CABBAGE LEAF JUG, 1770-85.
Sold: $360 ($300)
The fluted neck with press-molded mask spout, printed with currant and gooseberry sprays, a butterfly, beetle and snail, hatched crescent mark in underglaze-blue. Height 9 inches.
Literature: Lawrence Branyan, Neal French & John Sandon, “Worcester Blue and White Porcelain 1751-1790,” II.B.23.