Sat 12 September 2020, 15:00 PM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales
ISLEWORTH BLUE & WHITE SAUCEBOAT, circa 1768-75, of generous volume, fluted sides and front moulded with flowering prunus and pointed leaves forming panels painted in blue with a Chinese angler and island hut, cottage, and insect respectively, interior with a peony spray and distinctive ornament inside the lip, 18cms long ¦Auctioneer`s Note: Cf. Bernard Watney Collection, part 1, lot 416. Illustrated by Geoffrey Godden, English Blue and White Porcelain (2004), colour pl 66 and pl. 310. Also illustrated by Anton Gabszewicz and Roderick Jellicoe, Isleworth Porcelain (1998), catalogue no. 4, with a related shard of the pattern on the lip shown in fig. E. In addition this is illustrated by Massey, Pearce and Howard, Isleworth Pottery and Porcelain (2003), p. 62, fig. 95, with matching shards on p. 60, figs. 92-93. For a further example see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), p. 216, fig. 357-358. The painting in the interior of this sauceboat is closely related to the William Goulding bowl dated 1770.¦Condition Report: fritting to rims and foot, hairline crack to lip, chip to rim next the handle, crazing.
£400 - £600
Hammer price £340.00