A RARE LARGE ROYAL WORCESTER RETICULATED PORCELAIN VASE AND COVER BY GEORGE OWEN 1910
of elongated ovoid form affixed on either side with an upright gilt-heightened scroll handle, elaborately pierced with two wide honeycomb bands centering a band of unique piercing, the lower section molded with stiff acanthus leaf, the foot, neck and cover with further piercing, the whole enriched with raised gilding, factory mark and shape number 179/H in gold, incised signature 'G Owen', date code for 1910, numeral 61 or 19 to inside edge of footrim.
Height 12¾ in.
In overall good appearance and condition. The cover with a cork support added to hollow interior. No damage noted.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general
report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Sotheby's London, February 22, 1983, lot 192
Sandon, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 103, fig. 2