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    Sale 1919

    The House Sale

    13 - 14 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 394 A

    AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE,

    PUCE CROWN OVER CROSSED BATONS AND D MARKS FOR DERBY, WILLIAM DUESBURY & CO., '2' AND PATTERN NO.80., IRON-RED '7' TO THE BOTTLE COOLERS, THE PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM BILLINGSLEY, CIRCA 1790,

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    AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN PART DESSERT SERVICE,
    PUCE CROWN OVER CROSSED BATONS AND D MARKS FOR DERBY, WILLIAM DUESBURY & CO., '2' AND PATTERN NO.80., IRON-RED '7' TO THE BOTTLE COOLERS, THE PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM BILLINGSLEY, CIRCA 1790,
    each painted in the Sèvres style with scattered loose bouquets comprising eleven soup plates, fifty-eight dinner plates, nineteen dessert plates, three shell-shape dishes, two lozenge-shape dishes, four scalloped shallow circular dishes, two sauce-tureens and covers, 7 four half-bottle coolers
    The dinner plates 9 5/8in. (24.8cm.) diameter (105)


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    See John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, London, 1980, p. 172, fig. 203 for a pair of ice-pails, covers and liners in the collection of the Leeds City Art Galleries painted in the same pattern and similarly marked. Given the marks and the similarity in painting, the flowers attributed to William Billingsley, it is not impossible for these ice-pails to have originally been part of the same dessert service as the present lot.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the illustration for lot 394A is located to the left of the catalogue description and is incorrectly labeled 394.