English Derby Mid-18th Century Porcelain Flower-Encrusted Sugar Caster

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Description

English Derby Porcelain Flower-Encrusted Sugar Caster, the standing body of hipped form, with swelling foot, the high-domed cover pierced in patterns and decorated with applied green dots, with extensive foliate encrustations and applications to the sides of the body and to the very apex of the cover, polychrome-enameled in pastel hues. The body additionally finely-painted with floral and foliate sprays and motifs. 

Unmarked. 

8" H. x 4" D.

Circa 1750-1760.

1" long hair crack to body, tight. Restoration to bow. Typical chips to flowers. The cover with two firing cracks and two small chips to flange. Moderate loss to flowers at top of cover.

See: Rice for Parallel examples.