London, South Kensington
28 February 2002
Two Coalport soup plates
possibly London decorated, each painted in sepia with a silhouette of classical figures within a gilt roundel, below richly gilt borders of diamond pattern and foliate and gilt bands below urns (rubbing to gilding) -- 23cm. wide ; and a plate similar (damages) -- 24cm. diam., circa 1805
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Cf. Michael Messenger, Coalport 1795-1926 (1995), p. 124, pl.72.
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