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A rare Wemyss Gordon dessert plate
dated 1909
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
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249
A rare Wemyss Gordon dessert plate
dated 1909
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Jewels and Wemyss Pottery

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A rare Wemyss Gordon dessert plate
dated 1909
painted by Karel Nekola, signed, with a study of a lesser kestrel perched on a branch inside a black border
inscribed in black, KAREL NEKOLA, 1909. Inscribed titles in French and Latin, Faucon cresserellette ( Falco tinnuneuloides. Natter.). Impressed WEMYSS.
21cm., 8¼in.
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Literature

Illustrated by V.de Rin, R.Rankine, P.Davis and D.Macmillan, Wemyss Ware, A Decorative Scottish Pottery, p.83, pls. 119 and 120.

Catalogue Note

This and the following lot were part of a set of birds-of-prey plates depicting eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. The likely source is J.C. Werner's, Atlas des Oiseaux d'Europe, published in Paris between 1826-1842.

Jewels and Wemyss Pottery

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Scotland