14 - 15 June 2016
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TWELVE CHAMBERLAIN’S WORCESTER PORCELAIN IRON-RED GROUND ARMORIAL PLATES
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, BLACK PRINTED WREATH MARK TO TWO PLATES, THE OTHER PLATES WITH IRON-RED SCRIPT MARK
Each with iron-red ground and stylized flowers in white, the plates with a dragon crest, 'RMC' monogram, and the motto BONA FAMA HONOR FIDES at the rim; together with eight Spode 'bute' form coffee-cups, two 'bute' form teacups, and two saucers; and two similarly decorated saucers
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) diameter, the plates
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 30 March 2004, lot 365 (the plates).
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A tureen from the same service as these plates, the crest and initials unidentified but noted a being "particularly ornate and rare", is illustrated G. Godden, Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852, London, 1982, p.132, pl.159.
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