£2000 - £3000
A FINE DAVENPORT CHALCEDONY ORNITHOLOGICAL DESSERT SERVICE, C1810 painted in red monochrome by the so called Hyphen painter, with black lined borders, the service including a pair of dessert tureens and covers, footed dish 28cm over handles, impressed marks, painted titles (25)
Provenance: By descent in the family of the potter Enoch Wood (1759-1840) to the present vendor.
One basket with hairline crack descending from one of the handles, one shell shaped dish riveted, the other pieces all in fine condition with some spots of occasional flaking to the black enamel borders. No restoration