sugar bowl

Worcester Porcelain Factory, 1751

sugar bowl

Worcester Porcelain Factory 1751


Public: Lidded sugar bowl, soft paste porcelain, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, and overglaze in puce, purple, yellow, green and iron red enamels and gilt. Private: Circular fluted sugar bowl with scalloped rim, curved sides tapering to narrow, plain foot with recess on underside. Flutes disappear near base of bowl. Dark blue underglaze border round rim, gilt scalloped and scroll edging, from which emerge sprays of pink, red and yellow flowers at regular intervals. Bronzed gilt band round bowl near base, gilt scalloped edging round inside of rim. Domed fluted lid with flattened sloping edge, flutes dying out near centre. Decorated round edge with dark blue underglaze border, gilt detail and floral sprays. Central moulded flower finial with stem and two leaves, picked out in gilt.

Object Name

sugar bowl

Date Created

c 1775=1785


with lid: 12cm
without lid: 7.7cm

accession number


Place of creation




Leicester Collier Bequest


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