Two Longton Hall Porcelain Leaf-Shaped Dishes
Circa 1755, unmarked
Of 'Trembly Rose' type, each naturalistically molded as a large strawberry leaf, the handle as a spiral twisted vine tendril, finely painted with a tight bouquet and two small flower sprays, the veins picked out in puce, within shaded yellow and green borders.
Width overall of each 8 1/2 inches.
Colonel J.H.H. Robinson Collection.
Christie's, London, 22 February 1972, lot 66.
For a similar example, see the Wrightsman Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 4, p. 362. For an example from the Griffin Collection at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, U.K., see object no. C.116B-1918.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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