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A superb Worcester yellow ground mug

A superb Worcester bell shaped mug, with notched loop handle, finely painted in puce camaieu with Chinoiserie landscapes, within quatrefoil panels, outlined in purple, the yellow ground painted in Kakiemon palette with flower sprays and scattered leaves, beneath an iron red and gilt flower head and leaf scroll border, 4 3/4" high, circa 1758-60, no mark

Provenance ; With James A Lewis, New York
                     Simon Spero Exhibition, 1993, number 26

A similar mug is in the Klepser Collection, and a pair, from the Lady Charlotte Schreiber Collection, are in the Victoria and Albert Museum 

This rare mug, with its beautifully detailed landscapes, has survived in immaculate condition 



A superb Worcester yellow ground mug