Prized Porcelain: James Giles and Worcester Porcelain

A Worcester Teacup and Saucer by the atelier of James Giles from the Saltram Service Mackinnon Fine Furniture Collection James Giles (1718-1780) was an outstanding English porcelain and glass painter who worked for all of the major porcelain manufacturers, including Worcester, Derby, Bow, and Chelsea.  Giles’ father, also James Giles, was a ‘China Painter’ by … Continue reading Prized Porcelain: James Giles and Worcester Porcelain

Exhibition Spotlight: A Worcester Cup and Saucer by James Giles from Saltram

We continue our series highlighting pieces from our exhibition Great Provenances: Exceptional Antiques from Notable Collections with an extremely rare Worcester teacup and saucer from the atelier of James Giles. The teacup and saucer are superbly painted in green monochrome on a pure white ground, with figures in classical landscapes, a gilt dentil border, a solid … Continue reading Exhibition Spotlight: A Worcester Cup and Saucer by James Giles from Saltram