ANTIQUE SAMUEL FORD "DEVONSHIRE" FLOW BLUE TUREEN

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 16,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

This is an antique Samuel Ford Burslem semi-porcelain footed tureen or covered vegetable dish.

The piece has a rounded diamond shape and is approx. 7" by 10" and stands 6" tall to the top of the lid's finial.

It has a beautiful blue transfer that is what I would call a "gray blue" color - lighter than the dark navy blue that is more common.

My limited research indicates this mark was used prior to 1900. I can not give a definitive date for the piece.

The tureen is in good condition except for a chip on the underside of the lid (shown in photo). T is glaze crazing and some minor wear on the transfer at the edge of the lid. The interior has some lines of "veining" (shown in photo).

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