Antique Derby Porcelain Fruit or Ice Coolers, Covers & Liners, Pattern 142,
Painting possibly by William Billingsley,
Superb pair of fruit coolers, covers and liners painted with named botanical specimens to sides and covers and finely painted rose bands around cover and rim. Each flower named in English and some in Latin too in underglaze blue script. to underside. One finial slightly higher than other.
Cooler One: Cover Tulipo/ tulip and Narcissus/ Jonquil.
Body: Crown and D with crossed battens and #142 (for pattern) in underglaze blue.
Cooler Two: Cover- Crown & D & Battens & 142 in blue
Heath Leav'd St Johns-Wort & Pinnated Slipper-wort
Body: Crown, D & Battens in blue in center and
Birch-leav'd Crane's Billy (Birch-leaved Cranesbill) & Rose Cistus
Provenance: Private Collection;
Collection of Richard Mellon Scaife
Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.
Reference: John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, p,192, fig 231.
|Dealer||Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc.|
|Measurements||Dimensions: 9 inches wide x 9 inches & 9 3/4 inches on second high.|
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