Two rare Rockingham teacups and saucers, circa 1826-30
Lot 130
Two rare Rockingham teacups and saucers, circa 1826-30
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,423) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two rare Rockingham teacups and saucers, circa 1826-30
Of bucket shape with a 'figure-7 handle', one painted with rectangular panels of shells reserved on a green ground, saucer 15.2cm diam, red griffin marks, pattern 743 in red, the other with a similar panel of shells on the cup, reserved on a claret ground, the centre of the saucer left white, saucer 14.8cm diam, cup retailer's mark for Yates of Leeds (slight wear) (4)

Footnotes

  • A similar but rather later green ground cup and saucer is illustrated by Alwyn and Angela Cox, Rockingham (2001), p 182, fig 155 (right). This shape seems to have been favoured for services bearing high quality decoration
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