A creamware small plate
Lot 94
A rare Cockpit Hill creamware small plate, circa 1765
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Cockpit Hill creamware small plate, circa 1765
With a lobed rim, transfer-printed in black with a version of 'L'Amour', titled 'FRENCH AMOUR', signed in the print with the name 'Derby' beneath the anchor rebus of Richard Holdship, the border with flowers, 19.7cm diam (minor chip)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Harriet Carlton Goldweitz Collection, Sotheby's New York 20 January 2006, lot 161. Richard Holdship arrived at Derby in 1764 and possibly brought engraved copper plates of this pattern with him from Worcester. A similar plate, also bearing Holdship's anchor rebus, is in the Mint Museum, Charlotte.
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