A Fine First Period Dr Wall Worcester ‘Blue Scale’ Mask Jug c.1770

A Fine First Period Dr Wall Worcester ‘Blue Scale’ Mask Jug c.1770

Code: 10319

Dimensions:

H: 18cm (7.1")

£450.00 Approx $618.98, €526.93

A Fine First Period Dr Wall Worcester ‘Blue Scale’ Cabbage-Leaf Moulded Mask Jug, moulded with overlapping cabbage leaves over the body in ‘Dutch’ jug form, adapted from Meissen. The spout features a moulded male mask with grey painted beard and delicately painted facial features. Along the rim, a gilt decorated border consists of painted floral sprays between a green tinted lappet band. Beneath the border, gilt decorated c-scroll cartouches are painted with floral swags in pink, yellow, green, and purple against a blue scale ground. The body features gilt decorated c-scroll reserved cartouches on the front and back displaying a central floral spray. Similar panelled cartouches with floral sprays are painted on the sides. The double-scroll handle is further enhanced with scroll decoration painted in puce. The base is outlined with gilt. 

Underglaze blue square seal mark 

Condition: Crack to base which runs half way up the side but is stable.