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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 2

Sun, Jul 9, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 855

4 English Cobalt Dishes, incl. Worcester 1st Period Birds

Estimate: $500 - $600

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1st item: First period Worcester porcelain square dish, hand-painted center with exotic birds in rose, iron red, purple, yellow, and green within a border of gilded garlands and a husk chain bordering the "gros bleu" edge banding. Script mark W in underglaze blue en verso. 8" square. (Note: purchased Sotheby's, 10-26-1988; a photocopy of the original catalog description and photo is available to the winning bidder). 2nd item: Square porcelain dish, likely Worcester or Chelsea, unmarked, with central vignette of an exotic bird surrounded by polychrome vignettes of fruit and flowers, on a cobalt blue ground. Impressed but illegible marks to back, including initials JPJ. 9" square. 3rd item: Artist signed Derby porcelain plate with hand painted harbor and figure scene to center and a dark blue band with gilt basket and scroll decorated trim. Signed by the artist lower left of image, "Clerfond"(?). 9 1/2" diameter. 4th item: English porcelain dish with gilt loop handle and central hand-painted scene of a figure with cane approaching a house and bridge, enclosed in a cobalt blue and white rim with gilt floral and leaf trim. Numbered 941 en verso in iron-red script. 8 3/4" diameter.


All items overall excellent condition with minor wear to gilt trim.

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The Estate of Edward Laudermilk, Nashville, Tennessee.