A ROYAL WORCESTER RETICULATED PORCELAIN DOUBLE-WALLED CABINET CUP AND STAND BY GEORGE OWEN 1924
of small size, the cup affixed with a gilded loop handle, raised on three paw feet, both pieces with fine honeycomb piercing, the whole enriched with raised gilding, factory marks in gold, the cup signed 'G Owen', date code for 1924.
Diameter of stand 4¾ in.; Height of cup 2⅝ in.
12 cm, 6.7 cm
Both pieces in overall good appearance, the saucer in good condition and the cup in generally good condition. The rim of the cup with a minute flat shallow chip to rim, measuring approximately 2mm wide. To the side of the chip on the exterior rim, there is a small area approximately 2mm wide which fluoresces under UV light but does not appear to be restoration.
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.
Phillips London, September 14, 1994, lot 282
Sandon, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 107, fig. 9