A pair of Swansea sauce tureens, covers and stands circa 1815-17

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Lot 174
A pair of Swansea sauce tureens, covers and stands circa 1815-17

Sold for £ 1,320 (US$ 1,752) inc. premium
A pair of Swansea sauce tureens, covers and stands
circa 1815-17
of classical shape with upturned spindle handles, their ends embossed with flowers, the conical covers terminating in an applied wreath of faux pearls and a pineapple finial, decorated with a repeated pattern of cornflower sprigs in blue, red and green, the rims gilt, 19cm diam. of stand, tureens and one stand with red stencilled upper case Swansea mark, the other stand with the same mark impressed (one knop broken and re-stuck, the other restored, one cover and one stand with wear to gilding) (6)

Footnotes

  • See Jones and Joseph (1988) for this shape of tureen, p. 86, no. 2, and the same page no. 1 for a different-shaped tureen with the same pattern. Derived from 18th century French porcelain, this pattern is sometimes referred to as 'Chantilly sprig'.
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