30 June - 1 July 2015
A PAIR OF ENGLISH CREAMWARE SHELL-FORM SWEETMEAT STANDS ('GRAND PLATT MENAGE') AND A GRAPE-FORM BOX AND COVER
CIRCA 1760, PROBABLY LEEDS, THE BOX POSSIBLY LATER DECORATED
The stands each molded with three tiers of scallop shells radiating from a central stem with five-dolphin supports, surmounted by a figure of Flora
15.½ in. (39.5 cm.) high, the sweetmeat stands
Acquired from Wynn A. Sayman, Richmond, MA (the stands).
Acquired from Earle D. Vandekar, New York (the grape-form box).
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Compare the example in P. Walton, Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsam House, Leeds, London, 1976, p. 122 no. 468.
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