A pair of rare Davenport botanical dessert dishes and a pair of stands for dessert baskets, circa 1807-12
Lot 137
A pair of rare Davenport botanical dessert dishes and a pair of stands for dessert baskets, circa 1807-12
Sold for £600 (US$ 1,008) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of rare Davenport botanical dessert dishes and a pair of stands for dessert baskets, circa 1807-12
In hybrid hard paste porcelain, the dishes of shaped rectangular form, finely painted with 'Winged Passion-Flower' and 'Sweet Pea', within gilt line borders, 25.5cm, titles in neat block capitals to the sides, impressed P3 crown and Davenport mark, the stands of rounded rectangular form, the borders pierced with a basketwork design, finely painted with 'Fig-Marigold' and 'Shrubby Chironia', 25.5cm, titles in neat red capitals, impressed P3 anchor and Davenport marks (4)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: From the Joyce Mountain Collection of Davenport Pottery, Porcelain and Glass, sold in our Bond St rooms September 2005

    See Lockett and Godden (1989), p.236, pl 239 & 240, where the important service from which these dishes come is discussed.
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