A rare early Staffordshire creamware tea and coffee service, circa 1750-55
Lot 18
A rare early Staffordshire creamware tea and coffee service, circa 1750-55
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,413) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare early Staffordshire creamware tea and coffee service, circa 1750-55
With bird finials, paw feet and applied decoration of fruiting vines and roses with traces of cold gilding, comprising a globular teapot and cover, sucrier and cover, milk jug and cover, slop bowl, four coffee cups and four saucers, teapot 15.3cm high (some losses to applied relief, sucrier and slop bowl cracked, one cup cracked, one chipped) (15)

Footnotes

  • Services of this type only rarely remain together. A sucrier and cover of similar form, with gilded reliefs, is illustrated by Donald Towner, Creamware (1978), pl.3B, p.27.

Saleroom notices

  • In addition to the damage listed in the catalogue, there is restoration to the cover of the teapot, to the rim of the slop bowl and to the bird finial on the jug.
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