A ROYAL WORCESTER RETICULATED PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED BOTTLE VASE AND COVER BY GEORGE OWEN 1918
the globular body elaborately pierced with honeycomb reserving a geometric design band, and affixed on either side with a dolphin handle, the whole enriched with raised gilded dots, the shoulder, neck and rim of the cover applied with a band of white 'pearls', factory mark and shape number 871 in gold, incised signature 'G Owen', date code for 1918, numeral 61 or 19 to inside edge of footrim.
Height 9¼ 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.
Sotheby's London, February 22, 1983, lot 194
Sandon, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 102, fig. 1