14 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A SPODE CRESTED COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IRON-RED MARKS
From a service made for the Prince Regent, painted and gilt in gothic script PR below a crown flanked by fronds and laurel, with rope twist border enclosng berried laurel, with gilt dentil rims (2)
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Cf. Leonard Whiter, Spode (London, 1970), pl. 158 for a similarly decorated tureen.
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