~~ 6 sets Royal Worcester Bird cups & saucers signed by E. Barker ~~
Mark - Royal Worcester
Cup - 4.7 cm H, 5.1 cm Dia.
Saucer - 9.5cm.
E. Barker (1890-1956)
**Barker, Ernest. b. 1890, d. 1956 aged 67. Put under Harry Davis and specialised in sheep subjects in Davis style, flowers and blue tits on pussy willow. Generally on very small pieces and on plaques intended for mounting in silver and also did old style flowers in the certre of service and dessert plates. He retired from the factory in 1956 but for a number of years before that did not paint but was otherwise employed.