Lot 36: 3 pc SPODE FITZHUGH BLUE COFFEE POT +
October 23, 2016
Mr. Pleasant, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Spode Fitzhugh Blue Coffee Pot, Cream and Sugar service. The coffee pot is the 7 3/8" 5 cup size, the creamer is 3" and the sugar bowl and lid 3 7/8". The service is in excellent, like new condition, the weight to ship 3 pds 12 oz. The Fitzhugh china pattern originates from three representatives of two generations of Fitzhughs of the English branch who became sea captains and even a Director of the British East India Company. Senior officers of the EIC were allowed to trade on their own account, and during the period 1704-1790s they shipped much of the pattern to England. For more information see Spodes Willow Pattern and other Designs after the Chinese, Ch. 14, The Chinese Trophies and Fitzhugh Patterns, Robert Copeland, 1990. PROVENANCE: The Private Estate of a Atlanta, Georgia Antiques Dealer.
Condition Report: excellent