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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 407

11 Wedgwood Plates and 2 Samson Armorial Tazzas, 13 items

Estimate: $350 - $450

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1st-11th items: Set of eleven (11) Wedgwood Famille Noir porcelain dinner plates, all having enameled scenes of birds in a flowering landscape on a black ground, surrounded by a gilt and white border. Maker's marks, MADE IN ENGLAND, pattern number, and impressed "A" date mark, six (6) with two dot stamps, and five (5) with "R" stamps to underside of bases. 5/8" H x 10 5/8" dia. Circa 1898. 12th-13th items: Pair of French Edme Samson enameled porcelain Armorial compotes or tazzas in an 18th century Chinese Export Armorial style, with central polychrome and parcel-gilt coat-of-arms decoration with banner reading "Sola Virtus Invicta" (Virtue Alone is Invincible) surrounded by floral sprays and a spearhead interior border, polychromed floral and geometric decorations to rims and round bases. Red Edme Samson Asian style mark to the underside of each. 2 1/4" H x 9 1/2" dia. Late 19th century.

Private Williamson County, Tennessee collection. The Wedgwood plates were formerly in the collection of David and Maude Chasen, owners of Chasens Restaurant in Beverly Hills.


All items with light surface scratches. 12th-13th items: Both items with minor areas of loss to enamel. One compote with 1/4" fleabite to rim.

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