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FS39: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Interest A Set of Six Late 18th/Early 19th Century Spode Porcelain Coffee Cups, Seven Saucers and Three Similar Chinese Coffee Cups

Auction Lot FS39/546

Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Interest A set of six late 18th/early 19th Century Spode porcelain coffee cups, seven saucers and three similar Chinese coffee cups, transfer printed in blue with the 'Two Temples' pattern (some damage).

Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Interest A Set of Six Late 18th/Early 19th Century Spode Porcelain Coffee Cups, Seven Saucers and Three Similar Chinese Coffee Cups (FS39/546) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 10th July 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Interest A set of six late 18th/early 19th Century Spode porcelain coffee cups, seven saucers and three similar Chinese coffee cups, transfer printed in blue with the 'Two Temples' pattern (some damage).

Notes

From Raymonde Hainton and Godfrey Hainton - The Unknown Coleridge - The Life and Times of Derwent Coleridge 1800-1883 page 21 - 'During the summer months there was a constant flow of visitors to Greta Hall. Among them were the Wordsworths, Hazlitt, de Quincey, Walter Scott, Shelley and his wife, Thomas Clarkson, Humphrey Davy, William Wilberforce and Dr Bell. The room was lined with books and here the visitors drank tea from blue and white willow-pattern gold rimmed dishes with deep saucers, while Derwent listened to their talk of philosophy, literature, politics and religion'.

Provenance

From The Rosemary E Coleridge Middleton Collection Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Memorabilia

Price Realised

£350

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Fine Art Category

19th Century English Porcelain

Sale Information

FS39: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 10th July 2018
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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