London, South Kensington
29 November 2001
A Swansea sage-green-ground part tea service
painted with a wide band of trailing iron-red flowers, seeds pods and gilt leaves, within gilt lines, comprising: a shaped rectangular teapot, cover and stand, a helmet-shaped cream jug, slop bowl, two London-shaped cups and saucers and two plates, painted iron-red script marks, circa 1820 (the finial repaired, light glaze staining to glaze and rubbing generally)
See illustration (7)
Harry Sherman Collection, no. 150.
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Cf. A.E. (Jimmy) Jones & Sir Leslie Joseph, Swansea Porcelain (1988), p. 182, for another example of pattern 297.
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