A rare Coalport Porcelain dessert tureen, decorated in the Studio of Thomas Baxter c.1800-1810. Of hybrid hard-paste porcelain, the oval shape tureen, decorated with pale yellow ground colour, painting in blue, green, yellow, puce, and black enamels and gilding, with a broad band of anthemion ribbon feather, rose and leaf motifs, in a palette of iron red, orange, puce, green, lilac and gilding; the borders with a geometric and leaf design in gilding within borders of Angels with trumpets and a circular laurel wreath enclosing the coat-of-arms of Bruce impaling Spicer. The lid decorated with the same pattern and with typical Coalport 'pistol' grip handle.
For a dessert service in the same pattern but without the coat of arms, see lot 137 of The Peggy & David Rockerfeller Collection sold by Christies on 09 May 2018
Condition: Excellent with just some minor rubbing
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