10 May 2018
A SPODE PORCELAIN POWDER-BLUE GROUND PART DESSERT SERVICE
CIRCA 1815-20, IRON-RED SPODE MARKS, PATTERN NO. 2004
The centers painted with flower sprays, the borders with further flower sprays alternate with molded sprays in resist, comprising: two sauce tureens, stands and one cover; a small dish with bail handle; four large shaped oval dishes; two smaller shaped oval dishes; four hexagonal dishes molded in the 'envelope' pattern; twenty plates; together with eighteen very similar Spode cups and saucers, pattern no. 1978
11 ¼ in. long, the larger shaped oval dishes
Acquired from Needham's Antiques, New York, January 1956 (the main service).
With James Robinson, New York, January 1967 (six cups and saucers).
With J. Rochelle Thomas, New York, July 1967 (twelve cups and saucers).
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D. Fennimore et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Decorative Arts, New York, 1992, vol. IV, pp. 208-209, no. 220.
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