London, South Kensington
2 November 2001
DAME LAURA KNIGHT A.R.A (1877-1970)
a 'Bizarre' entree plate designed by Dame Laura Knight, decorated with three clowns printed factory mark, first edition -- 23cm. diam.
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Dame Laura Knight toured with Carmo's circus and studied the performes both in the ring and backstage when relaxing. Both in her paintings, drawings and ceramics individual characters are recognisable. On this plate Comical Walker is depicted in his trademark red striped pantaloons and black jacket decorated with an elephant motif
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