Gilding always looks “gildier” on top of a deep cobalt blue ground, and flowers always look more colorful against a white background, so this set has everything. The tea cup, coffee can and saucer are decorated in Spode’s pattern number 1709, which closely resembles a couple of patterns made by Minton. There’s also a marine aspect to the design, since seaweed and large shells are outlined in gilt between the white cartouches that hold the flower bouquets. In this period, the same porcelain service would have been used for both tea and coffee, and the same saucers were used either with teacups or coffee cups. A set might have 12 cups, 12 coffee cans and 12 saucers. A set of teacup, coffee can and saucer is known as a trio. Condition here is excellent, except for extremely light gilt wear, and no damage at all. Note: I noticed that the first photo was out of focus, so ignore it. Please use the second photo for reference.


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ITEM ID
T795B
TYPE
Bone China, Ceramics, Hand Painted, Porcelain
COLOR
Blue
CREATOR
Spode
ORIGIN
England • English
PURPOSE
Cups & Saucers
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Laureate Antiques

Antique Early Spode Pattern 1709 Trio with Flower Reserves C1820 Regency Porcelain

$375

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