New York, East
30 September 1997
A COALPORT ASSEMBLED PART TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
Circa 1895, green printed marks, pattern nos. 952 and Y1495, retailed at Mortlock's and Thomas Goode & Son, London
Painted in iron-red and gilt with flowering scrolls, the shell-and-thread moulded rim enriched in gilt, comprising: A circular butter-tub on fixed stand, 6½in. (16.5cm.) diam.
A waste-bowl, 5½in. (13.9cm.) diam.
A larger bowl, 7 1/8in. (18.1cm.) diam.
A cream-jug, 3 3/8in. (8.6cm.) high
Ten dessert plates
Sixteen saucers (63)
With The Paisley Shop, Toronto
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