A Barr period Worcester spiral fluted coffee cup and saucer, decorated with purple and gilt flower sprigs. The base carries an incised B along with an applied gilt number 12 on the cup and 10 on the saucer.
'B' mark used at the Worcester factory in the 'Barr' period between 1792-1804. This duo dating around 1792, when this shape and pattern were very fashionable.
Dimension: cup 7cm (diameter) x 6cm (high), saucer 14cm (diameter)
Worcester is one of the most widely collected of 18th century English porcelain factories. The factory produced a huge variety of products and styles. This gives collectors a fantastic ranging from the very rare to the surprisingly common.
The set is in perfect antique condition without damage, crazing or repair, both cup and saucer still ring nicely when tapped. There is a small amount of fine kiln dust on the saucer, this is typical of antique porcelain from this time.
The picture has "bright areas" which are reflections, not damage.
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18th Century Barr Worcester spiral fluted coffee cup & saucer 1790s
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