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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 323

    TWO WORCESTER DARK-BLUE-GROUND LOBED PLATES

    CIRCA 1770, THE FIRST WITH BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARK

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    TWO WORCESTER DARK-BLUE-GROUND LOBED PLATES
    CIRCA 1770, THE FIRST WITH BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARK
    The first decorated in the atelier of James Giles, painted to the centre with a classical urn garlanded with flowers within a border of anthemion and bellflowers, the border gilt with fruiting vines; the other plate gilt in the Chinese style with a central flower surrounded by stylised fronds and flowers
    8½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    The first: The Property of Dr. and Mrs. A.L. Newson, Sotheby's London, 6 June 1972, lot 135.
    with H.R. Marden King, Alresford, 1972.
    The second: with H.R. Marden King, Alresford, 1969.