Antique English First Period Worcester Porcelain Botanical Blue Scale Kidney-Shaped Dish,
The First Period Worcester porcelain kidney-shaped dish has a blue-scale ground with four large shaped panels and four smaller vase-shaped panels on the rim, all finely painted with flowers.
The vase-form panels have a single flower while the larger panels are painted with an assortment of flowers, each has a distinctive long-stemmed flower to each side.
In the central well is another panel of kidney-shape similarly painted with flowers. Each panel is bordered with fine rococo gilding.
Length: 10 inches x 7 1/2 inches deep
Mark: Underglaze blue fret mark
Worcester Porcelain, 1751-1790, The Zorensky Collection, Simon Spero & John Sandon, page 262, #310, for a kidney-shaped dish.