Lot 1242: Fine English Derby porcelain 'Hunting Scenes' part dinner service, circa 1815, the painting in the manner of william cotton, ComprisiPlatinum House
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Fine English Derby porcelain 'Hunting Scenes' part dinner service
circa 1815, the painting in the manner of william cotton
Comprising thirty-two dinner plates, each centrally painted with a different sporting scene, two covered sauce tureens with lobed underdishes, four lozenge shaped serving dishes, oval grape dish on oval foot, four square dishes, and five other serving dishes, all decorated with gilt and puce vine borders, Crown and cross baton marks in red to undersides, the plates with numeral 1 to footrim, the tureens with red numeral 22.
Plate D: 9 1/4 in.
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Notes: The scenes depicted on the plates in this service were likely derived from the color plates published in Samuel Howitt's "The British Sportsman", first published by Edward Orme, London, 1812.