A rare Spode porcelain butterfly handle cabinet cup c.1815-1820

A rare Spode porcelain butterfly handle cabinet cup c.1815-1820

Code: 10962

Dimensions:

H: 7.5cm (3")Di: 8.5cm (3.3")

£195.00 Approx $246.84, €227.54

A rare Spode porcelain butterfly handle cabinet cup c.1815-1820.  It is hand painted with flowers over the yellow ground and has a butterfly handle.  The design is referenced as 'fly handle cabinet cup'.  It has a carefully hand painted mark to the base in black (mark 11 - Leonard Whitter).  A cup (with saucer) of the same body shape but different decoration can be found in the Victoria & Albert museum, London, accession number C.720&A-1935.

These examples are now extremely scarce and rarely found on the open market.

Condition: Some gilt wear to the rim, foot rim and handle edges etc.