Spode Porcelain Tulip Cup and Saucer, circa 1820

A fine Spode porcelain cup and saucer, circa 1820. The cup modelled as a tulip, and naturistically painted to the exterior with petals, on a gilt ground; the handle formed as a butterfly. The saucer similarly decorated, with the petals radiating from a central panel, painted with a butterfly.

Height of cup – 7.5 cm, 2 7/8”.
Diameter of saucer – 13 cm, 5 1/8”.

Condition: Typical minor wear to the gilding. Otherwise perfect. No restoration.

Medium: Porcelain

Height: 7.50 cm, 3"

Width: 13.00 cm, 5"

Depth: 2.00 cm, 1"