London, South Kensington
14 December 2000
A Vienna style ivory-ground plate
painted by Wagner, with a half-length portrait of the Duchess of Devonshire after Gainsborough, signed, the gilt border with raised pale-blue 'jewels' and reserved with violet tear-shaped cartouches suspending leafy garlands, titled in black to the reverse, blue shield mark, late 19th century -- 26cm. diam.
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