• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    FOUR WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE BOTANICAL PLATES

    CIRCA 1780, IMPRESSED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    FOUR WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE BOTANICAL PLATES
    CIRCA 1780, IMPRESSED MARKS
    Painted in purple by James Bakewell with specimen flowers including rose, chrysanthemum, convolvulus and phlox within moulded purple feuilles-de-choux rims
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) wide (4)


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    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 181.