A rare Derby porcelain tureen c.1785 decorated by Edward Withers

A rare Derby porcelain tureen c.1785 decorated by Edward Withers

Code: 10444

Dimensions:

H: 15cm (5.9")L: 23cm (9.1")

£1,650.00 Approx $2062.5, €1952.66

A rare Derby porcelain sauce tureen c.1785. Painted in coloured enamels by Edward Withers with a spray of flowers and leaves, the pale lilac ground border with gilt line and dentil bands. Crowned crossed batons mark in puce and pattern number 219. Number 4 in puce for the gilder William Yates.

According to the Old Derby Patterm Books, pattern 219 is described as follows: 'Gilt dentil edge, below which is a border of uncertain ground colour somewhat curious decsribed as ' Distance for Hills 1189'. Centre painted in Handsome Groop of flowers by Withers.'

Condition: A small amount of wear to the gilding in places