HOME / STOCK

Artwork Image
  • Zoom

    FULLSCREEN

  • Additional
  • Additional

A Flight Barr and Barr Worcester breakfast cup and saucer

Provenance:
Coldwell Collection

A Flight Barr and Barr Worcester breakfast cup and saucer, finely painted with the crest of the Baronetcy of Gresley of Drakelow, within a garter cartouche, with motto 'Melyore fyde quam fortuna', surmounted by a lion, the blue ground border with a fine raised paste gilt leaf scroll and anthemion band, gilt line borders, circa 1808, impressed and printed marks 'Manufacturers to their Majesties and the Prince Regent'

See Henry Sandon, Flight and Barr Worcester Porcelain, 1783-1840, page 19, for a breakfast saucer made for the Prince of Wales, with exactly this cartouche and border 



A Flight Barr and Barr Worcester breakfast cup and saucer