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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 334

    A WORCESTER PIERCED PLATE, A COFFEE-CUP AND A SAUCER

    CIRCA 1770, THE SAUCER WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND 9 MARK

    Price Realised  

    A WORCESTER PIERCED PLATE, A COFFEE-CUP AND A SAUCER
    CIRCA 1770, THE SAUCER WITH BLUE CROSSED SWORDS AND 9 MARK
    The pierced plate decorated in the atelier of James Giles, with a fluted and scalloped border, pierced with geometric hearts and crescent ornament, painted in shades of green, outlined in purple and gilt with poppy pods, flowers and scattered sprigs in a chain-pattern well, the coffee-cup with similar pattern, the saucer painted in a similar palette with flowers
    The plate 7½ in. (19.1 cm.) diam. (3)


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    Provenance

    The plate: with Woollett, 1958.
    The cup and saucer: The H.R. Marshall Collection.
    with H.R. Marden King, Winchester, 1958.