London, South Kensington
5 November 2008
A WORCESTER SHAPED HEXAGONAL SPOON-TRAY
CIRCA 1780, BLUE OPEN CRESCENT MARK
Decorated in the Neo Classical taste with an urn with a turquoise husk cartouche, pendant swags and gilt scrolls suspended from a blue and gilt C-scroll and dentil-pattern border
6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) wide
The Property of Mrs Geoffrey Hart, Sotheby's London, 20 October 1959, lot 302 (sold as a pair).
The Patten Collection of Worcester Porcelain, Sotheby's London, 17 March 1970, lot 36.
with Newman & Newman Ltd., London, 1971.
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H.R. Marshall, Coloured Worcester Porcelain of the First Period, pl. 23, no. 491.
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