A ROYAL WORCESTER RETICULATED PORCELAIN EWER BY GEORGE OWEN 1909
the ovoid body pierced with a wide honeycomb patterned band below a pierced geometric band and a band of applied 'pearls' at the shoulder, the neck and base molded with formal foliate bands raised in gilding, the whole enriched with raised gilding, the rim and footrim with additional piercing, factory mark and shape number 1581 in gold, incised signature 'G. Owen', date code for 1909, letter G to inside edge of footrim.
Height 8⅛ in.
In overall good appearance and condition. 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.
Christie's London, October 11, 1982, lot 218
Sandon, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 114, fig. 21