A Swansea part tea and coffee service circa 1815-17
Lot 390
A Swansea part tea and coffee service circa 1815-17
Sold for £1,440 (US$ 2,420) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Swansea part tea and coffee service
circa 1815-17
Of rare rectangular shape with rounded corners and flower finials, painted with pattern 197 of a border of orange seed heads, white and iron red flowers and gilded leaves set against a buff-coloured ground, comprising teapot, cover and stand, sucrier and cover, slop bowl, saucer dish, five teacups, five coffee cups and three saucers, teapot 16.2cm high, stencilled and script marks in red, Sir Leslie Joseph Collection labels (saucer dish restored, two teacups cracked, some wear to some cups and saucers) (20)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Sir Leslie Joseph Collection. A saucer dish of this pattern is illustrated by Oliver Fairclough, The Use of Set Pattern Decoration at the Swansea China Works, Welsh Ceramics In Context, Part II, p 197. See also A E (Jimmy) Jones and Sir Leslie Joseph, Swansea Porcelain Shapes and Decoration, p 75 (bottom) for the shape of the teapot. The sucrier from this lot is illustrated at p 80 (bottom)
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