12 - 13 December 2007,
Price realised GBP 1,625
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Edward Bawden (1903-1989)
Three designs for plate decoration
two signed variously 'Edward Bawden' (lower right) and 'E. BAWDEN' (lower centre)
pencil, pen and black ink, and watercolour
17 x 11 in. (43.2 x 28 cm.); and smaller
Together with five designs for plates and one for a tea cup for E. Brain and Co. (Foley China) by Enid Marx (1902-1998), pencil and watercolour (9)
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The three plate decorations by Bawden were intended for the Wedgwood factory.
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