29 October 2002
Please refer to introductory note prior to lot 313.
EIGHTEEN LENOX GOLD AND IVORY GROUND TOPOGRAPHICAL PLACE PLATES
Dated 1931, gold printed factory marks, pattern no. 1326/F.330A., signed W.(illiam) H. Morley
Each finely painted with a variant European garden named on the underside, the cavetto edged with a narrow acid-etched gilt band of arrowheads, the wide border gilt and acid-etched with concentric bands of similar decoration, the footrim gilt
11 3/8in. (28.9cm.) diam. (18)
Mrs. Scamell, Trenton, NJ (special commission)
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"William Morley of Lenox, Inc.", Fortune Magazine, 1939, p. 124
The present set of plates, based on photographs and notes provided to William Morley by Mrs. Scammell, are likely unique.
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