New York, East
16 April 1997
POTTER FAMILY AND FRIENDS
[POTTER FAMILY]. Minton crested white oval platter. Mid-19th century, impressed marks, retailed at Phillips, London. Border with moulded rope-twist edge decorated with Potter crest in burgundy. 12¾ in. long. Pencil note on label on verso reads: "Beatrix Potter Castle Cottage Sawrey 1-12-66 Minton 1850."
Potter Family, with crest on border; descended to Beatrix Potter; bequethed to Capt. Duke; sold by him to H. Wilkinson in 1966; purchased by the present owner from Wilkinson in the late 1970s.
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