PERIOD: 19th Century
A GOTHA ORANGE-GROUND COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER CIRCA 1820, UNDERGLAZE BLUE R., SCRIPT G AND 1. MARKS The front with a bust-length Saint with a palm frond among clouds against an orange-ground lower part below a border of blue and pink flowers, the reverse with an angular handle, the saucer with a river landscape within a circular roundel and similar ground and border (area of wear to well of saucer) Provenance Anon., sale Christie's, 28th March 1983, lot 78. Literature Ian Lowe, Il Valore delle Porcellane Europe, Catalogue of the Collection of Roberto Valenriani and Daniela di Castro (Torino, 1985), p. 63. pl. 1.