18th Century Worcester Porcelain Bowl Transfer-Printed in Red.

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18th Century Worcester Porcelain Bowl Transfer-Printed in Red. 

The tapering cylindrical bowl on foot, with lightly-everted rim. Transfer-printed in deep, brown-red with Robert Hancock's "The Piper," "La Cascade,"  and a third print, of a fashionable couple walking beside a mandolin player and two lovers. The three vignettes at 120 degrees, the rim painted with a scroll and feather band. "La Cascade" derives from an engraving by G. Scotin after a painting by Watteau in the Wallace Collection, See, Cyril Cook, The Life and Work of Robert Hancock, 1955, no. 19.


Circa 1756. 

5" H., 6" Diameter. 

Condition: Chip to rim, roughly 1/4". 

Parallels: Bernard Watney Collection, as sold at Phillips, 5/10/2000, Part II, lot 581, included a similar coffee cup. Liane Richards' Collection, sold at Bonham's, April 13, 2016, lot 135, included a teabowl and saucer. 

Provenance: Albert Amor Antiques. 

Robin Henry Ceramic Collection, New York. 

Collection number 83.