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Fine 18th Century & early 19th Century English Furniture, Porcelain & Old Sheffield Plate Silver

FLIGHT & BARR WORCESTER FLORAL SPECIMEN DESSERT SERVICE PAINTED BY WILLIAM BILLINGSLEY. EX LAURANCE S. ROCKEFELLER ESTATE

Description:

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT FLIGHT & BARR WORCESTER FLORAL SPECIMEN DESSERT SERVICE, CIRCA 1810.

PAINTED BY WILLIAM BILLINGSLEY

PROVENANCE: EX LAURANCE S. ROCKEFELLER ESTATE
SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK OCTOBER 2005

Comprising: Two superb tureens & covers, two oval dishes & twenty-four dessert plates.

Each painted with a different floral pattern upon a fading grey reserve within gilt vermiculi, decorated borders and wide banded gilt rims. Impressed & printed makers marks.

Reference: The Ewers-Tyne Collection at Cheekwood by John Sandon. Item 77, a plate from this unique service identified as being the work of William Billingsley.




Origin: English

Circa:1810

Stock Ref: A10307

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