A group of creamware decorated in underglaze blue, circa 1775-90
Lot 208
A collection of creamware decorated in underglaze blue, circa 1770-90
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,123) inc. premium

Lot Details
A group of creamware decorated in underglaze blue, circa 1775-90
A collection of creamware decorated in underglaze blue, circa 1770-90
Comprising a coffee pot and cover, 21cm high, a cup and saucer, 12.5cm diam, and a cylindrical tea canister, 13cm high, all with fluted moulding and painted in the same pattern of trailing flower sprigs, another tea canister of chamfered rectangular form with a metal cover, 11.8cm, S mark in blue, a rare William Greatbatch plate with a 'Chinese Lantern' moulded rim and painted flowers, 24.3cm, another plate with a shaped rim with a diaper border 24.4cm, a bowl painted with scattered sprigs, 17.6cm diam, and a pearlware bowl painted in the dragon pattern, 15.1cm diam (some damage) (11)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: the 'Chinese Lantern' plate from the Gwen Drakard collection. This was shown in the ECC Creamware and Pearlware exhibition, 1986, no.128. Matching shards were found on the Greatbatch site. The second plate is identical to a plate illustrated by Lois Roberts, Painted in Blue (2011) p.123, fig.206, which is impressed with the monogram HMpc.
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