A ROYAL WORCESTER RETICULATED PORCELAIN MODEL OF A SHOE BY GEORGE OWEN 1919
of elegant form, the top edge applied with a band of 'pearls', and further garlands hanging from gilded florets of pearls, the toe section double-walled, the outer wall pierced with a unique design and two honeycomb panels surmounted with a large flower formed of gilded pearls, the whole enriched with raised gilding, factory mark and shape number 439 in gold, incised signature 'G. Owen', date code for 1919.
Length 7¾ in.
Good condition, with just one short scratch approx 1/8 inch long on the tip of the toe.
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 Belgravia, March 18th, 1982, lot 233
Tulman, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 75, fig. 12
Sandon, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 104, fig. 4