A ROYAL WORCESTER RETICULATED PORCELAIN TWO-HANDLED TAZZA 1910 OR 1911
probably by George Owen, the shallow bowl with a band of 'zig-zag' strapwork piercing, affixed with two foliate handles, the rim edged with triplets of gilded 'pearls', the spreading foot pierced with three bands of honeycomb edged with bands of white 'pearls', alternating with smaller pierced panels, the whole enriched with raised gilding, factory mark, registration number and shape number 2490 in gold, numeral 61 or 19 to inside edge of footrim, unsigned.
Height 4⅞ 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, October 4, 1983, lot 159
Sandon, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 106, fig. 6