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Royal Worcester Bird Pot Pourri

R5,500.00

Royal Worcester Pot Pourri
By George Owen
Figure of a bird with reticulated pot pourri urn resting on the wings of the bird .
Purple mark for 1907.
23 cm in height and 17 cm wide .
In perfect condition.

A pot pourri was a container with a perforated cover or lid, to hold sweet-smelling herbs or petals, that was intended to produce a pleasant scent. Made mostly in porcelain and occasionally in silver, they were popular in the 19th century. The most prolific maker was Royal Worcester, the factory producing elaborate urns with hand painted decoration by their best artists. Minton, Moorcoft and Wegwood made smaller quantities. In the late 20th century Stuart Devlin designed and produced several examples.

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