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Source Description:

 The Coliseum, Regent's Park, London.

This is the source print used for the tureen stand shown above and a sauce tureen lid seen below.  It was not pictured in the engravings for the book, Metropolitan Improvements.  It appears, instead, on the back cover of the original engravings as sold in "Numbers" of four or "Parts" of twenty...

Additional Image:

The same view is found on the sauce tureen lid shown here.  The lid is 4.133 inches by 2.56 inches.


A tops-down view of  the sauce tureen lid.  Most of the pattern is obscured because of the finial.


Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Landscapes and Waterscapes

Featured Series Type: Regents Park - Adams

Date: c. 1827-1829


  • Length: 8.00 in (20.32 cm)
  • Width: 5.25 in (13.335 cm)

Maker: William Adams III & Son


An earthenware sauce tureen under tray printed in dark blue with a view titled The Coliseum,  The Coliseum was an exhibition hall, built in the classical style, in 1823, to a design by Decimus Burton (1800-81). It was demolished in 1875.  This example is unmarked.