6 December 2004
A DERBY BLUE AND WHITE WEDGE-SHAPED ASPARAGUS-SERVER
CIRCA 1780, BLUE N MARK
Painted in a bright blue with a pagoda by trees with mountains in the distance within a cell-pattern border
3 in. (7.8 cm.) long
The Gilbert Bradley Collection, sold in these Rooms, 12th October 1981, lot 71 (part).
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H.G. Bradley (Ed.), Ceramics of Derbyshire (1978), pl.190 and 191.
Cf. the example from the Southern Collection, sold Christie's South Kensington, 16th September 2004, lot 56.
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