• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    FOUR WHIELDON TYPE CREAMWARE PLATES AND A CHARGER

    CIRCA 1760-1780

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    FOUR WHIELDON TYPE CREAMWARE PLATES AND A CHARGER
    Circa 1760-1780
    Two plates octagonal, the borders molded with paired fronds at each angle, the panels alternately molded with star or domino diaper patterns, splashed in a dark grey glaze and enriched in blue, yellow, green and manganese in the shape of a splashed cross; one similarly colored and molded but of silver shape, the basin splashed with six blue areas futher enriched in ochre, bright green and manganese; the forth octagonal with a milled rim, spashed overall in a tortoiseshell pattern in manganese and brown; the deep circular platter splashed in ochre and green oxides on a sponged grey ground
    13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) diameter, the charger; 9 - 9¼ in. (22.8 x 23.5 cm.) diameter, the plates (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. E.J. NUSRALA