A rare Swansea teacup and saucer circa 1815-17
Lot 36
A rare Swansea teacup and saucer circa 1815-17
Sold for £1,645 (US$ 2,764) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A rare Swansea teacup and saucer
circa 1815-17
of London shape, finely painted with shipping scenes, the saucer with two boats in stormy waters, the cup with ships on more tranquil waters, within wide borders richly gilded with scrollwork, saucer 14.5cm (very slight wear only) (2),

Footnotes

  • For other pieces of locally decorated Swansea with similar Derby-style borders, see A E (Jimmy)Jones and Sir Leslie Joseph, Swansea Porcelain Shapes and Decoration, p. 217. It is also interesting to compare the painting on this lot with the coffee can painted by George Beddow with a view of 'Swansea Pier' and illustrated at p 223, fig 4

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