A very rare William Reid dish, circa 1756-61
Lot 120
A very rare William Reid dish, circa 1756-61
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,275) inc. premium
Lot Details
A very rare William Reid dish, circa 1756-61
Modelled in the form of a large sunflower, the stalk handle with a leaf moulded at each terminal, one just visible under the petals, the other picked out in blue, the centre painted in blue with a floral sprig, three further sprigs scattered around, the irregular rim with a feathered border, 29.3cm wide (cracked and chipped)

Footnotes

  • Probably inspired by a Chelsea example, no other William Reid dish of this shape appears to have been recorded. However, a small number of leaf dishes are known, left in the white or picked out in colours. An example is illustrated by Maurice Hillis, Liverpool Porcelain (2011), pl 3.160, p 78
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