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Lot 173
A Swansea egg cup stand

Sold for £ 1,140 (US$ 1,581) inc. premium
A rare Swansea egg cup stand
circa 1815-17
of oval shape with a spreading foot, pierced around the tall central handle with six apertures to contain the egg cups, painted with a radiating pattern of cornflower sprigs within a gilded rim, the handle picked out in gold, 20.4cm, painted Swansea in red script

Footnotes

  • A similar stand, together with its egg cups, is illustrated by Jones and Joseph (1988), p 79
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