Antique Worcester Porcelain Dessert Dishes Decorated in Peach and Gilt

$6,000.00

Description

A set of antique Flight Barr Barr Worcester dessert dishes in the “Strawberry” pattern made in England circa 1820. These dishes are decorated with gold strawberries on the palest peach ground. The pattern elegant and subtle. You can use them in a formal or informal setting.The wonderful sauce tureen has a pair of elaborately gilded handles in the form of an eagle’s head holding a ring in its beak. The cover of the tureen has a gilded flame finial.

Marked with an impressed crown over FBB.

The set comprises 22 pieces in total:

  • 12 dessert plates, $3000 (8.25 inches diameter)
  • A sauce tureen and cover, $700
  • A standing fruit bowl, $450
  • A pair of square serving dishes, $600
  • Two pairs of oval serving dishes, $500 per pair
  • A pair of saucer dishes, $300 (not shown)
Condition

Excellent

Price

$6,000

We are happy to sell this as a group or as separate items listed above.

Background

Barr, Flight, Barr Worcester were manufacturers to their Majesties. According to the Worcester porcelain museum “During the late 18th and early 19th centuries Chinese porcelain was a great status symbol. Worcester produced a magnificent alternative, whiter with brighter colors and more readily available, becoming the height of fashion in the early 19th century. The customer accounts of this period would read like a ‘who’s who’ of the day. Rich personalized services were made for the wealthiest customers including, Tzar Alexander I, The Duke of York, King George III, King William IV, The Duke of Clarence, The Imam of Muscat, The Marquis of Buckingham and the Nabob of Oude.


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Additional information

Dimensions 8.25 × 8.25 × .75 in