20 January 1998,
New York, East
Price realised USD 1,150
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A COALPORT PINK GROUND PORCELAIN PART BREAKFAST SERVICE
Circa 1844, puce printed marks for the decorator George Sparks
The pink border edged with gilt foliate scrolls, comprising:
Twelve plates, 8in. (20cm.) diam.
Ten large breakfast cups and saucers
Seven teacups and saucers
One deep bowl, 6in. (15cm.) diam.
Two muffineers and covers, 9in. (23cm.) diam.
A platter, 10in. (26cm.) wide
A platter, 12in. (31cm.) wide
Two dishes, 8in. (20cm.) diam. (55)
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