Two English creamware plates
probably Staffordshire, decorated in Holland, comprising: a plate painted with a figure emblematic of Liberty, seated between two inscribed open books above a Dutch lion rampant, the border with four inscribed cartouches below a waved rim, enriched in colours -- 9¾in. (24.8cm.) diam., circa 1780-90; the other painted with portrait profiles of Prince and Princess William V of Orange devided by a tree above an inscription, the border painted with stylised flowers -- 9½in. (24.2cm.) diam., circa 1787

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Cf. Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsome House Leeds by Peter Walton no. 842 for a plate by Joshua Heath and no. 844 for similar decoration to the second plate in this lot

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