Coalport: A quality cup & saucer painted by Cecil Jones

Coalport: A quality cup & saucer painted by Cecil Jones

Code: OWA3142

£195.00 Approx $242.84, €227.54

Stock Number: – OWA3142

Date: - Circa 1835-40

Materials: – China clay used by Shropshire based Coalport porcelain was mined in Devon and Cornwall.

Country of Origin: – England

Description: – A very fine quality Coalport porcelain ‘Adelaide’ shape cup & saucer. The cobalt blue ground has ornate gilt reserves filled with bouquets of summer flowers painted by Cecil Jones. Furthermore, it is  adorned with sprays of flowers in tooled thick gilt paste.

Size & Weight: – The saucer is 15cm across, the tea cup is 6.5cm tall to the tip of the handle & 10.5cm across the rim. The weight is 325g in total. 

Condition: – Micro crazing (typical of this period of Coalport porcelain) seen on both the cup and the saucer. The body is free of damage, restoration, cracks, chips  or losses. The tooled flowers in thick gilt paste are in great condition. Slight discolouration to white porcelain at the reverse of the saucer which in no way detracts from this elegant cup & saucer..

Photography: - Please look at the images as they show a true status of this delightful trio. There are some light reflections seen following the photography and are not discolourations to the glaze.

History & Marks: The porcelain is marked with a Pattern number 3/184 

Cecil Jones was born in Shropshire in 1799. See Godden, Coalport & Coalbrookdale Porcelains 1981; pp 132 for highlighting that Cecil Jones painted this cup and saucer.

Declaration: This cup & saucer is original Coalport porcelain from the time period described. 


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