Large Collection Of English Ceramics And Book
A pair of desert plates, nine pieces of English porcelain, attributed to New Hall, along with the book "A Partial Reconstruction of The New Hall Pattern Book" by Pat Preller.Item 1: Pair of porcelain dessert plates with scalloped, gilt-trimmed pink borders, each having reserves painted with varying floral patterns, alternating with molded and gilded grape clusters. White centers with gilt rings. Hand painted numbers "560" on the backs. 8" diameter. English, possibly Ridgway, circa 1820. Item 2: Includes four tea bowls or cups and saucers, each painted in a delicate gilded foliage and berry pattern at the rims, the saucers also painted with central monogram, NHL(?), and a bowl with gilded borders and gilt and bat-printed reserves depicting baskets of flowers and fruit, interspersed with gilded tea leaf designs. Cups and saucers are unmarked; bowl marked on base in gilt paint: "No. 91". Bowl 3"H x 6" diameter, cups 1-3/4"H, saucers 5-1/2" diameter. English, circa 1800. Provenance: Estate of Salli Shropshire LaGrone, Franklin, TN.
Item 1: Some wear to pink borders and gilding. Item 2: Moderate wear to gilding on cups and saucers. 1 saucer has some black marks on it, possibly paint or marker. Bowl has small rim flake.