A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20
A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20
A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20
A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20
A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20
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A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20

Estimate: 10,000 - 12,000 USD

A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20

Estimate: 10,000 - 12,000 USD

Current bid:9,000USD
(3 bids, reserve met)
Lot closes:09:37:53
August 12, 04:33 PM (GMT)

Description

A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20


painted in the 'Japan' pattern, with elaborate panels of a fenced garden, pierced rockwork and flowering branches separated by blue diaper bands, centering a crest of a gilt rampant lion, within a belt inscribed SINCERE, comprising: 

8 dessert plates, 8 1/8 in., 20.7 cm diam.;

and a pair of oval dishes with shaped rims, 11 1/8 in., 28.3 cm wide;

together with two biscuit plates, 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm diam.

and six coffee cans, six teacups and six saucers,

incised B mark, one piece with impressed crowned BFB mark, most pieces printed mark referring to Coventry Street, London address, the trios with crowned FBB marks. 30 pieces

Condition Report

Overall in good appearance.

1 plate with a restored rim chip , measuring approx 1cm x 0.7cm with some associated re-gilding.

1 teacup with a handle re-stuck, 1 tea cup with a small restored rim chip 1 cm x 0.5 cm, 1 with a patch of re-gilding to lower terminal. The other pieces in good condition. Some minor typical stacking wear to the plates which is not distractin.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Catalogue Note

The combination of this crest and motto is not recorded in James Fairbairn's Book of Crests, and therefore may be seen as a personal adoption.


The pattern was used for a service provided for Colonel Pauling Carruthers of Painswick, Gloucestershire. Ninety pieces from this service were sold, Sotheby's New York, April 11, 1997, lot 317, formerly sold, Sotheby's London, July 4, 1964, lot 146 (96 pieces). A variation of the pattern, bearing the crest and feathers of the Prince of Wales, made circa 1807, is illustrated in Henry Sandon, Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain 1783-1840, 1978, p. 19. The Prince of Wales, later George IV, visited both Flight's and Chamberlain's porcelain works at Worcester in September 1807 and gave both his Royal Warrant.


A square-shaped dish from the present service was sold at Christie's London, September 2, 1981, lot 103.

A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20
A WORCESTER (BARR, FLIGHT & BARR) CRESTED PART-DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1804-20

12 August 2020 • New York