“The Pavilion” Pattern, England, c1770




The oval basket painted in the Japanese Imari manner, the palette also of Imari style, with the addition of pink, centering a curtained pavilion beside a flowering prunus and stylized clouds, surrounded by open-weave sides painted with panels of underglaze blue with red and gold flowers, alternating with white panels with pink, red, green and gold foliage and flora and dragons, the exterior with applied pink and green flowerhead; crabstock handles with further applied pink and green flowerheads


Ref : Zorensky Collection, fig. 275 with the notation, “The design is a fanciful one, probably invented by the factory, combining Japanese and Chinese influences.”;

Worcester Porcelain (1996), Spero & Sandon,  p. 235, pl. 275;

Bonhams Sale 11900 - The Zorensky Collection of Worcester Porcelain, Part 2 –  23 Feb 2005 London, New Bond Street, Lot 144


Condition : Minute minor chipping to flower petals; one blossom missing from handle end


7.75” Long


Price: Please Inquire 






Side One




Side Two






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Bow Dolphin & 3-Shell Sweetmeat or

Pickle Stand, c1752-55

First Period Worcester "Bishop Sumner" Dessert Dish, c1770-75,

Gold Crescent Mark

Bow Porcelain Octagonal 2 Quail Dish, Arita Manner, c1755





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First Period Worcester Oval Pierced Basket, "The Pavilion" Pattern, England, c1770, in the Japanese Imari manner