This is a very beautiful trio made by Coalport between 1815 and 1820. The trio bears the famous bird pattern with the number 759. Alternating panels with stunning hand painted birds and flowers are set in a cobalt blue background with rich gilt decoration. The trio is potted in the "Etruscan" shape.

 

Coalport was one of the leading potters in 19th and 20th Century, coming out with many innovative designs. The pottery emerged around the year 1800 in Shropshire, right on the edge of Staffordshire and near other great makers such as Spode, Minton, Davenport and many others. They went on to become a major potter in the 19th Century and brought out many iconic designs.

 

The set is in the famous "Etruscan" shape with its iconic triangular handle; this shape was inspired by the excavations that were happening at the time in Italy, revealing Etruscan treasures from ancient times. Pattern 759 is very famous and desired; it is stunningly beautifully painted with each bird and flower formation being unique and different. Each bird is an individual; in fact I once had a large dinner service in this pattern and I counted more than 20 of these birds, all of them unique! The flower formations are spectacular too; they reveal many different flowers, all painted realistically.

 

In addition to this, there is a beautiful cobalt blue ground with rich gilding. In the centre of each item is a little rose.

 

CONDITION REPORT The set is in excellent antique condition with very little wear; just some extremely light rubbing in places. The coffee cup has some slight crazing, as often happens on Coalport items; the teacup and saucer don't. There is a tiny pin prick on the handle of the teacup; this is very slight and does not stand out at all.

 

The items are unmarked, as was often the case with items of this period, but they have the hand painted pattern number 759.

 

Please note that all items in my shop are of vintage or antique condition. They have often been used for many years and can have normal signs of wear. I will reflect any damage, repairs or heavy wear in the item description but some minor scratches, nicks and stains can be normal for vintage items and need to be taken into account.

 

There is widespread confusion on the internet about the difference between chips and nicks, or hairlines and cracks. I will reflect any damage as truthfully as I can, i.e. a nick is a tiny bit of damage smaller than 1mm and a chip is something you can see with the eye; a hairline runs over the surface glazing but not the body of the item and a crack runs through the body of the item, usually weakening its structure. Etcetera - I try to be as accurate as I can and please feel free to ask questions or request more detailed pictures!

 

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SHIPPING I ship worldwide from the UK, mostly by Royal Mail 2nd Class for the UK and International Tracked and Signed for the rest of the world. I am happy to combine shipping charges on multiple items - please contact me to discuss. In principle I do not make a profit on shipping although for simplicity's sake I charge flat shipping fees. If the fee charged greatly exceeds the actual cost I will gladly refund you the difference - at the same time if it is slightly lower I will gladly make up the difference. In some countries shipping will end up significantly more than the expected fees and I will contact you to discuss our options. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING SHIPPING COSTS AND OPTIONS.

Stunning tea/coffee trio, birds patt. 759, Coalport ca 1820

SKU: A-COA74
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