A PAIR OF DERBY CRESTED BOTANICAL PLATES FROM THE DUKE OF DE...

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A PAIR OF DERBY CRESTED BOTANICAL PLATES FROM THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE SERVICE, C1810-15 painted with different specimens and the Cavendish crest in gilt rim, 25cm diam, painted mark and titles Convolvulus Major or Convolvulus Tricolar Small Convolvulus in red script, gilder's number 29 in puce

Provenance: William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire (1808-1891), by whom possibly inherited from his grandfather George Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington ( 1754-1834); thence by descent until sold in the sale of 'A considerable portion' of the contents of Compton Place, Eastbourne, Summerfield & Day, auctioneers, 1954.

Eight plates from the same service are illustrated Twitchett (J) Derby Porcelain 1748-1848, Woodbridge 2002, col plt 81.

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One plate with insignificant flat chip on the back of the rim at 5 o'clock not normally visible

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Auction Date: 21st Jun 2017 at 10am

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21st Jun 2017 10am (Lots 1 to 838)

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