Lot 87: WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917) PERSIAN STYLE CIRCULAR DISH, CIRCA 1885 20cm diameter
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
WILLIAM DE MORGAN (1839-1917)
PERSIAN STYLE CIRCULAR DISH, CIRCA 1885
decorated with a panel of flowers within a floral band, concentric band decoration verso
Several flakes to the glaze on the underside and to the rim
A restuck flake to the underside of the rim
Several factory blister-like flaws to the surface of the plate, with a slightly paler colouring in these areas
Fine allover crazing but no apparent chips nor cracks nor restoration
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Notes: Literature: Greenwood, Martin 'The Designs of William de Morgan', pub Richard Dennis 2007, p. 220, plates 137 and 138 for dishes with similar decoration.