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Flight, Barr & Barr Worcester vase, ‘The Minstrel’, c. 1815.


Flight, Barr and Barr Worcester porcelain vase, c. 1815. Painted in the manner of Thomas Baxter, with a youth, playing a harp before rocks, in a landscape.
The reverse with a band of stylised acanthus and scrollwork in gilt, above an Apple green ground.
A band of gilt bells, hanging from scroll work adorn the inner rim.
The vase having gilt ring handles, suspended from eagles beaks, dividing a band of beadwork, and set upon a square pedestal foot.

Titled in red script ‘The Minstrel’, ‘The wild harp rang to his adventurous hand.’

Red script factory mark, and addresses.

Height – 9 cm, 3 1/2”.

Diameter – 7.5 cm, 3”.

Condition – Repair to small chip to one gilt beak. Typical minor wear to the gilding – please see images for detail.