RARE EARLY DERBY IMARI COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER CIRCA 1805

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Oct 28, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
THIS IS A VERY RARE ROYAL CROWN DERBY IMARI COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER, THE CUP MEASURING JUST UNDER 6.5CMS (JUST OVER 2.5") IN HEIGHT AND 6.5CMS (JUST OVER 2.5") IN DIAMETER, THE SAUCER MEASURING 13CMS (JUST OVER 5") IN DIAMETER. DECORATED IN A VERY RARE IMARI PATTERN THE GILDING DECORATION IS BEAUTIFULLY EXECUTED AND BOTH ARE VIBRANT AND DISPLAY VERY WELL INDEED. IN GOOD CONDITION THROUGHOUT WITH NO CHIPS CRACKS OR RESTORATION - FOR CLARITY PURPOSES THERE IS MINOR AGE COMMESURATE GLAZING CRAZING, THE CUP INSIDE BASE HAS A STAINED GLAZING MARK (STAR SHAPED) THIS IS NOT A CRACK AND IS BENEATH THE GLAZING - IT DOES NOT PENETRATE AND WHEN THE BASE IS FELT THE POTTERY IS SLIGHTLY RAISED, - THE CUP RIM HAS SOME GILDING RUBBING, THE BODY HAS SOME MINOR RUBBING AND THE UNDERSIDE HAS SOME BROWN PITTING MARKS, THE SAUCER HAS AGAIN SOME MINOR GILDING RUBBING MAINLY TO THE RIM AND TO SOME SMALL AREAS OF THE GILDED PATTERN AND THE UNDERSIDE HAS BROWN PITTING MARKS (SEE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR CLARIFICATION) - BUT ALL MENTIONED FOR CLARITY PURPOSES AS WE TRY AND DESCRIBE OUR ITEMS AS ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE. THE GILDING OVERALL IS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH ONLY MINOR RUBBING. BOTH BEAR THE DERBY MARKS TO THE UNDERSIDES DATING TO CIRCA 1805. PLEASE EMAIL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES - HAPPY TO HELP. WE ARE MORE THAN HAPPY TO PROVIDE FURTHER PICTURES AND INFORMATION ... read more