A fine Swansea centrepiece by Henry Morris, circa 1815-17

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Lot 226
A fine Swansea centrepiece by Henry Morris, circa 1815-17

Sold for £ 9,375 (US$ 11,645) inc. premium
A fine Swansea centrepiece by Henry Morris, circa 1815-17
Of footed circular form, the foot moulded with flutes picked out in gold, the centre fully painted with an arrangement of garden flowers by Henry Morris, including passionflower, daffodil, stocks and morning glory, the wide pierced basketwork border applied with florets at the intersections, each picked out in gold against a light green ground, 30cm diam

Footnotes

  • The large flat surface in the centre of this dish has provided the space for a most spectacular floral spray. Another very similar example from the Sidney Heath Collection is illustrated by WD John, Swansea Porcelain (1958), coloured illustration 2 and by AE (Jimmy) Jones and Sir Leslie Joseph, Swansea Porcelain (1988), p 90
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A fine Swansea centrepiece by Henry Morris, circa 1815-17
A fine Swansea centrepiece by Henry Morris, circa 1815-17
A fine Swansea centrepiece by Henry Morris, circa 1815-17
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