London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
A pair of Derby Crown Porcelain turquoise-ground urn-shaped vases and covers
each painted by Landgraf with scantilly-clad dancing putti within a gilt roundel and a 'jewelled' white band, signed, the reverse with trophies, with gilt scrolling handles with leaf terminals and hinged loops, on gadroon-moulded circular foot and square base, printed blue and iron-red marks, late 19th century (one cover restored, both cracked to base, extensive rubbing to gilding) -- 40cm. high
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Cf. John Twitchett and Betty Bailey, Royal Crown Derby (1988), p. 47, for a pair of similarly-shaped vases painted by Landgraf.
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