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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 397

    TWO LIVERPOOL PORCELAIN TEAWARES AND A DERBY OCTAGONAL PLATE

    CIRCA 1765-80

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO LIVERPOOL PORCELAIN TEAWARES AND A DERBY OCTAGONAL PLATE
    CIRCA 1765-80
    Including: a Meissen-style teabowl and saucer in a variation of the 'Stag-hunt' pattern, possibly Samuel Gilbody; a Seth Pennington 'Chelsea Ewer' milk-jug with Chinoiserie figures; and a famille verte Chinese style soup plate, flower sprays to underside of rim
    9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide, the plate


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    The attribution of the plate to Derby is based on the marked example retained in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum, the gift of Alfred Duane Pell in 1902 [02.6.14]. For a related Worcester example see The Zorensky Collection, Part 1, Bonhams, London, 16 February 2004, lot 76.

    Provenance

    With Frank Sistrunk (the plate).
    Purchased by the museum through the Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1969 (the plate).
    Gift of Alfred Duane Pell, 1902 (the teabowl and saucer).
    Edwin Atlee Barber, until 1917 (the cream-jug).
    With Sanborn, 1929 (the cream-jug).
    The Rogers Fund, 1929 (the cream-jug).


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund