An 18th century Worcester porcelain teacup, hand painted with the Hop Trellis pattern. This pattern is painted in many colours, with purple being uncommon.
The teacup measures 9.7cm in diameter including the handle and stands 4.6cm tall.
The cup is in excellent condition, without damage or repair. There is very slight wear to the gilded rim from use.
Marked to the base with an open gold crescent. This mark is only found on the very finest polychrome patterns from the factory.
Vanzoi Lin collection Label to the inside. (57)
A Teacup and saucer in this pattern where sold at Bonhams 22/02/2006 (Zorensky collection part III) lot 190 for £1560+ premium.