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Worcester White Salt


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Dates Circa 1760
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description An extremely rare porcelain Worcester white salt with gilded dentils of an oval metal shape, the lower half with moulded gadrooning and four cherub masks and claw feet.

This is the only known Worcester salt of the shape and indeed the form, derived from metalwork of the 1730s, has no other parallels in English porcelain.

Provenance: Zorensky Collection

4.5cm High

10cm Wide

9cm Deep
Condition Rim sections filled and a small crack secured.
Literature Bonhams Zorensky Sale, Part III 2006, lot 208. (Where it is dated Circa 1768-72, Exhibited Simon Spero in 1990 and dated 1760)