£200 - £300
A RARE WEDGWOOD QUEENSWARE TEAPOT AND COVER FROM THE 'GORDON HIGHLANDERS' SERVICE, 1809 enamelled with emblems including a sporran, thistles and a banner inscribed NORTH FENCIBLES, 12.5cm h, impressed mark
Provenance: Commissioned by General George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon (1770-1836) when Marquess of Huntly for the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot. Representative pieces from the accompanying dessert service are illustrated Williams (P), Wedgwood A Collector's Guide, 1992, plt76. See also the paper by Barbara Horn Ceramic Bills paid by Alexander, 4th Duke of Gordon (ECC Transactions, Vol 15 No 3 1995, p435).
One or two small spots of flaking of the blue enamel around the rims, not cracked or chipped and no restoration