Rare antique Worcester ivory porcelain wine ewer / jug / pitcher decorated with bacchus mask, grapes, vines and birds in high relief, textured neck and gilt highlights on an off - white / cream colored ground. The handle is striated and twisted, a loose interpretation of a vine branch. It is marked on the underside with a hard to read impressed cursive W and a shield. Messrs. Kerr & Binns, proprietors of the Worcester Porcelain Company at the time, used a shield mark for fancy goods from 1857 to 1862. Worcester produced Ivory Porcelain, also referred to as Glazed Parian, from 1856. In very good used condition with wear to gilt and lamp perforation on underside as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 8 1/4" tall by 3 3/4" base diameter by 6" at widest point approximately.
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