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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A DERBY PORCELAIN BOTANICAL PART DESSERT SERVICE
CIRCA 1800
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A DERBY PORCELAIN BOTANICAL PART DESSERT SERVICE
CIRCA 1800
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

A Celebration of the English Country House

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A DERBY PORCELAIN BOTANICAL PART DESSERT SERVICE
CIRCA 1800
each piece finely painted with a named botanical specimen within a gilt harebell and leaf border on the rim, comprising: a lozenge-shaped fruit stand, three lozenge-shaped dishes, two scalloped lozenge-shaped dishes, two kidney-shaped dishes and eighteen plates, crowned crossed batons and script D marks and botanical inscriptions in blue, gold or grey, two lozenge-shaped dishes with pattern number 115 in blue. 26 pieces.
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Catalogue Note

A similar service was sold in these rooms on April 11, 1997, lot 267, where the catalogue note discusses at length the dating of this service based on its design sources found in  William Curtis's The Botanical Magazine, James Sowerby's English Botany, Henry Andrews' Botanist's Repository and others.

A Celebration of the English Country House

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New York