27 November 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,116
GBP 600 - GBP 800
A Davenport part dessert-service and two Gothic style-plates
Circa 1835 printed Davenport Manufacturer/To Their/Majesties, marks to most and impressed registration mark to the Gothic plates
Each painted with a different vignette of figures and buildings in landscapes, within gilt scrolling leaves, shells and fruiting vines, comprising: a two-handled pierced centrepiece, three shaped-rectangular dishes, each with richly-gilt leaf-moulded handles, and three kidney-shaped dishes, all on scroll moulded feet, eleven plates and two English pottery plates in the Gothic revival style
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Cf. Terence A.Lockett and Geoffrey A.Godden, Davenport, China, Earthenware & Glass 1794-1887 (London, 1989), p. 247 and pl. 268 & 269.
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