14 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 900
A WORCESTER TRANSFER-PRINTED TEABOWL AND SAUCER, A COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER AND TWO FURTHER SAUCERS
The teabowl and saucer printed in black by Robert Hancock with the 'Milkmaid' pattern, the saucer inscribed R. Hancock fecit; the coffee-cup and saucer printed with the 'Tea Party' pattern to the cup with a vignette of a rococo urn and balustrading to reverse, the saucer with the 'Hand Kiss' pattern, signed with the conjoined monogram RH. Worcester and the rebus of an anchor; the two saucers printed in purple with a figure before a watermill in an Italianate landscape, the other with figures by ruins in a riverside landscape (6)
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