19 November 2004
Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
Design for plate
signed with initials 'D.G.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diameter
Executed circa 1970-1.
with Davis & Langdale, New York, where purchased by the present owner in May 1995.
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This design, by Duncan Grant, would have been made for Quentin Bell to use on his pottery. Quentin appropriated the old wash house at Charleston for his kiln and pottery wheel, producing ceramics for the house.
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