20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 750
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
A WORCESTER BLACK-PRINTED DESSERT DISH
Printed in the 'Ruins Being Studied' pattern, the border with alternate large and small sprays of flowering branches, the scalloped rim enriched with a gilt line
8¼ in. (21 cm.) diameter
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For a very similar pair of plates in the Joseph M. Handley Collection, see 18th Century English Transfer-Printed Porcelain and Enamels, Carmel, 1999, pp. 158-159, no. 5.13.
With Gerald R. Brown, Atlanta.
Property from the Estate of Anthony B. Graves, formerly in the Estate of Gerald R. Brown; Sotheby's, New York, 21 April 1989, lot 84.
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