20 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
AN ENGLISH (DERBY) RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
Late 19th century, possibly Royal Crown Derby, impressed G. 308 and a spurious KPM mark, signed (James) Platts. Derby.
Finely painted with a young girl holding a posy and a pastoral maiden feeding fowl, her right hand extended to a dove in flight
22 1/8 x 15 1/8 in (56 x 38.5 cm.), within an ornate giltwood frame
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James Platts, British (-1888) is listed at Royal Crown Derby, Osmaston Road, as responsible for painting figures in enamels as well as gold.
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