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    Sale 5154

    British & Continental Ceramics & Glass

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 624

    AN ENGLISH CREAMWARE EPERGNE (GRAND PLATT MENAGE)

    CIRCA 1785, PROBABLY LEEDS

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    AN ENGLISH CREAMWARE EPERGNE (GRAND PLATT MENAGE)
    CIRCA 1785, PROBABLY LEEDS
    Three-tiered with pierced domed foot, the putto finial emblematic of Summer, each tier formed from four radiating shell-moulded bowls, the upper and middle tiers with S-scroll supports around reeded baluster stems, the foot moulded with pendant acanthus and berried laurel leaves above a reeded footrim
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) high


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    For a related two-tier platt menage see Peter Walton, Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsam House, Leeds, A Catalogue of the Leeds Collection (Bradford, 1976), no. 474.

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