Large Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat DishLarge Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat Dish

Offered for sale is a stunning Royal Worcester double figured sweetmeat dish modeled by James Hadley, inspired by illustrator Kate Greenaway with children dressed in 18th century clothing. The couple are transporting a large woven basket, the girl holds it on her back while the boy carries the other end using a tree stump to balance the weight. The creamy white glaze contrasts beautifully with the soft gilded highlights, something that Royal Worcester perfected and for which they remain unequaled.

Kate Greenaway was a 19th century artist and writer known for her children’s book illustrations. She was fond of dressing them in 18th century attire. James Hadley worked for Royal Worcester before leaving to form his own factory. He was one of the best and most respected ceramic modellers of the 19th century.

Sweetmeat was a 19th century delicacy and many serving pieces were dedicated to its presentation. The piece is in pristine excellent condition, circa early 1900’s. This would be a superb presentation piece to hold nuts or candies. The piece is impressed signed on the base.

Size: 11” Height by 14” Length.

ITEM ID
PS191209
COLOR
Beige, Green, White
ORIGIN
England • English
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Large Royal Worcester Figural Sweetmeat Dish

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