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June 2019

Art Glass
Jun. 1, 2019 — 03 PM - 5 PM

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Lot No. 0571

Manufacturer: Lenox/Marshall Field


Description: Impressive Lenox Ceramic Art, a set of twelve 11 1/4 inch diameter plates, painted and signed by British artist William H. Morley for Marshall Field & Company, Chicago. Individually, the plates are depicted with a distinctive tropical orchid plant in full bloom, the botanical name of each species hand written on the back. The wide borders are a beautiful shade of lilac having elaborate decoration of scrolling vines and exotic blossoms hand applied via raised gold confined by decorative gold bands. Backstamped with the green Lenox wreath logo, Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, plus 1326/D-404-129 written in gold. Accompanying the lot is a 72 page book entitled Faces & Flowers, Painting on Lenox China by Ellen Paul Denker, University of Richmond Museums having 42 color pages reviewing Lenox masterworks. Magnificent and exquisite set. Excellent original condition.

Estimate: $5,000.00 - $7,000.00