London, South Kensington
5 December 2007
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CIRCA 1805-10, DECORATOR'S MARK FOR 'POWELL, 91 WIMPOLE ST'
Spirally moulded with basket-weave border, each painted to the centre with a figure in traditional Swiss costume, titled to the reverse with whichever Swiss canton the costume derives, within a foliate gilt cartouche and celadon border
8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam. the plates
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