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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    A CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER ARMORIAL COBALT BLUE-GROUND DESSERT PLATE

    CIRCA 1815-1819, IRON-RED PRINTED CROWN AND SCRIPT MARK

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER ARMORIAL COBALT BLUE-GROUND DESSERT PLATE
    CIRCA 1815-1819, IRON-RED PRINTED CROWN AND SCRIPT MARK
    The center with ram's head and crown crest for Sir James Yeo and the motto TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO ICH DIEN, the border painted in the 'Rich Kakiemon' style in the 'Dejeuney' pattern with flowers reserved within trellis cartouches on the cobalt-blue ground richly gilt with sprigs between bands of interlaced scallops and pendant flower-heads
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter


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    Other pieces of this dessert service, ordered for Sir James Yeo in 1815, are illustrated by Geoffrey A. Godden, Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852, London, 1982, p. 116, pl. 135 and color pl. XI. The service cost 42 guineas, plus the cost of painting of crests, mottos and orders.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF


    Exhibited

    Atlanta, Georgia, Atlanta Historical Society, 1977-1985.