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    Sale 5353

    Christie's Interiors

    29 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    A SWANSEA PLATE

    CIRCA 1715-17

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWANSEA PLATE
    CIRCA 1715-17
    Painted in the eighteenth century Meissen style with two musicians seated within C-scroll cartouches, and sprigs of flowers, within a pale-blue scale pattern border and gilt dentil rim
    8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam.


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    Cf. W.D. John, Swansea Porcelain, (1958), pl. 8 for a cabaret service painted in similar style, also from the Sidney Heath Collection

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Paper label for the Sidney Heath Collection, No. 302