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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 374

    A WORCESTER SHAPED HEXAGONAL SPOON-TRAY

    CIRCA 1780, BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARK

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WORCESTER SHAPED HEXAGONAL SPOON-TRAY
    CIRCA 1780, BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARK
    Decorated in the Neo Classical taste with an urn with a turquoise husk cartouche, pendant swags and gilt scrolls suspended from a blue and gilt C-scroll and dentil-pattern border
    6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    The Property of Mrs Geoffrey Hart, Sotheby's London, 20 October 1959, lot 302 (sold as a pair).
    The Patten Collection of Worcester Porcelain, Sotheby's London, 17 March 1970, lot 36.
    with Newman & Newman Ltd., London, 1971.


    Literature

    H.R. Marshall, Coloured Worcester Porcelain of the First Period, pl. 23, no. 491.