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Coffee Can

ca. 1795

att. to George Robertson, Derby Porcelain Factory (English)

Phosphatic (bone ash) soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding

2 1/2 in. H x 2 7/8 in. Dm (6.4 cm H x 6.9 cm Dm)

$3,200.00

This green-ground coffee can is a fine example of early Derby porcelain. The shipwreck scene, titled on the bottom “A Shipwreck after a Storm” in hand-written script, is attributed to the painter George Robertson. The gilding, executed by Joseph Stables, remains in pristine condition.

This green-ground coffee can is a fine example of early Derby porcelain. The shipwreck scene, titled on the bottom “A Shipwreck after a Storm” in hand-written script, is attributed to the painter George Robertson. The gilding, executed by Joseph Stables, remains in pristine condition.

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Condition

Excellent. Small rim chip measuring 0.4 cm with associated in-painting of gilt.

For a detailed condition report, please contact us.

Provenance

Dreweatts

Private English collection

Mellors & Kirk, Nottingham, 4/30/2009, lot 106

By family descent

Excellent. Small rim chip measuring 0.4 cm with associated in-painting of gilt.

For a detailed condition report, please contact us.

Dreweatts

Private English collection

Mellors & Kirk, Nottingham, 4/30/2009, lot 106

By family descent

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An essay for this object is forthcoming. Sign up for our email list to be the first to know when this essay is published!

This item ships free to the continental US, and globally for a flat-rate fee of $50.

All objects are packed with utmost care by our team of expert fine art shippers. All items are shipped with parcel insurance.

For more information on our shipping policies, please visit our FAQ Page.

All of our objects look even more stunning in person!

However, in case you are not satisfied with your purchase, we are willing to accept returns.

For more information on our return policies, please visit our FAQ page.

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