Teapot Stand, Worcester, soft paste porcelain, c.1775

 

Decorated in the so-called Compagnie des Indes style, this hexagonal teapot stand is painted with stylised famille rose flowers, sprays and sprigs suspended from a swagged dotted line inner border. The outer border is of an entwined scroll design highlighted in gilt.

The famille rose palette and orange-brown line rim emulates Chinese export porcelain of the period.

Unmarked.

Condition: Excellent - no chips, cracks or restoration.

Dimensions: Width 15.2 cm

Worcester Porcelain 1751-1790: The Zorensky Collection, Simon Spero & John Sandon (Antique Collectors' Club, 1996).

 

       
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