A Swansea plate from the Burdett-Coutts service and a Swansea shell-shaped dessert dish, circa 1815-17
Lot 111
A Swansea plate from the Burdett-Coutts service and a Swansea shell-shaped dessert dish, circa 1815-17
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,400
Lot Details
A Swansea plate from the Burdett-Coutts service and a Swansea shell-shaped dessert dish, circa 1815-17
The plate painted in the Sims workshop in London, with a basket of colourful flowers resting on a grassy bank, within gilded border and dentil rim, 23cm diameter, the shell-shaped dessert dish painted with a Japan pattern, 21cm, script mark in red (2)

Footnotes

  • It is thought that the Burdett-Coutts service was ordered by the banker Thomas Coutts from Mortlocks, probably following his marriage to the actress Harriet Mellon in 1816.
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