A rare Swansea sauce tureen, cover and stand from the Thomas Lloyd Service, circa 1819
Lot 132
A rare Swansea sauce tureen, cover and stand from the Thomas Lloyd Service, circa 1819
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Swansea sauce tureen, cover and stand from the Thomas Lloyd Service, circa 1819
Of circular shouldered form with delicate spindle handles, printed in outline and hand coloured with the 'Mandarin' pattern of groups of Chinese figures, the borders with the usual landscape and bird vignettes with the addition of the crest of Thomas Lloyd of Bronwydd, Cardiganshire, above the motto 'Y Dduw Bor Diolch', stand 19.1cm diam, stand with upper case mark in red (stand cracked) (3)

Footnotes

  • The service was ordered by Thomas Lloyd Esq, probably on the occasion of his marriage in 1819. For a plate of the service see W D John, Swansea Porcelain, pl.6 and Oliver Fairclough, The Use of Set Pattern Decoration at the Swansea China Works, Welsh Ceramics in Context, Pt.II, p.200 for another dish. A dish from the service was sold in these rooms 13 December 2006, lot 393
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