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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41 A

    A WORCESTER BLACK-PRINTED DESSERT DISH

    CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A WORCESTER BLACK-PRINTED DESSERT DISH
    CIRCA 1770
    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.

    Provenance

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS