Interiors, Day 1: Pictures, Ceramics, Glass & Garden Ornament | 05 December 2017
A Miles Mason bone china blue and gilt part tea service , circa 1810
Sold for £500
A Miles Mason bone china blue and gilt part tea service , circa 1810, pattern no. 470 , a gilt vermicular field reserved on a blue ground, comprising: a 'New Oval' shape teapot, cover and stand; a sugar box and cover; two sandwich plates; a milk jug; a slop bowl, eleven 'Bute' shaped teacups and twelve coffee cups and saucers, the principle pieces with painted pattern number, the plates impressed M.MASON
See Miller & Berthoud, An Anthology of British Teapots (1985), p. 225 for Miles Mason teapots of this shape and Berthoud, An Anthology of British Teacups (1982) , p. 32, pl. 189 for the teacup shape.
Teapot has a glued finial and star crack to one side, sugar box has some staining, a semi-circular hairline crack to the interior around the well base and crack to interior base of finial in lid, three saucers have cracks, two teacups are cracked and two stained and don't 'ring', ditto two coffee cups.
Tuesday 05 December 2017, 10.00am
Sunday 3 December
10am - 2pm
Monday 4 December
9am - 5.30pm
Day of sale from 8.30am