This is a beautiful piece of Royal Worcester’s blush ivory style hand painted porcelain, a sweetmeat, or bonbon dish in the shape of a sea shell. One side of the lovely matte interior of the bowl is cream-colored and the other a pale pink. The finely scalloped edges are lined with 22k gold as is the charming turned-under handle which bears some gold flourishes as well. As with all of Worcester’s blush ivory pieces, the underside is pure white porcelain. The dish measures 4 ½” long x 3 ¾” wide x 1 ¾” tall at highest point.
Underside bears Worcester’s green mark with England below. Two dots show to lower right of crown, but left side is rubbed clean. We’re concluding between 1893 and 1896 for date (Godden’s # 4354). There are impressed numbers 37 and 10K as well as pattern number 1413 in green. No reg. number; pattern #1413 in green under mark.
Condition is very fine except for a tiny (1/16") chip to one of the points (shown) and a minimal bit of gold loss.
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