Four interesting forgeries, comprising a Derby dish with spurious Chelsea mark, a Worcester bowl redecorated, a Samson plate and a Samson figure of Falstaff
Lot 359
Four interesting forgeries, 18th to 20th centuries
Sold for £240 (US$ 403) inc. premium
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Four interesting forgeries, 18th to 20th centuries
Comprising a Derby leaf-moulded dish, 20.5cm wide, spurious triangle mark and 'Chelsea 1745' added later, (black specking resulting from refiring), a Worcester fluted bowl redecorated with added butterflies and floral panels, 15.5cm diam, blue enamel crescent mark added at a later date, a Samson plate painted with birds in Worcester style, 21.4cm diam, crescent mark, and a Samson figure of the Falstaff, copying a Derby model, 22cm high, impressed 189/2 (minor losses) (4)

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  • Provenance: The Godden Reference Collection, collected for educational purposes as examples of common pitfalls to avoid.
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