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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1380

    A ROBERT WILSON PEARLWARE BOTANICAL PART DESSERT SERVICE

    CIRCA 1795-1801, IMPRESSED CROWNED C MARKS TO MANY, UPPERCASE MARK TO ONE, MOST WITH AN IMPRESSED DIAMOND, THE SAUCE-TUREENS WITH NUMERALS

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    A ROBERT WILSON PEARLWARE BOTANICAL PART DESSERT SERVICE
    CIRCA 1795-1801, IMPRESSED CROWNED C MARKS TO MANY, UPPERCASE MARK TO ONE, MOST WITH AN IMPRESSED DIAMOND, THE SAUCE-TUREENS WITH NUMERALS
    Each painted with a botanical specimen flower, identified on the reverse, within blue and gilt line rims, comprising: two navette-shaped sauce-tureens and covers on fixed stands, four shell-shaped dishes, two heart-shaped dishes, an oval dish, a diamond-shaped dish and twenty-four plates
    11 in. (28 cm.) long, the oval dish


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Winifred Williams (paper label to one), in 1978.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.