13th Jan, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

Country House

  Lot 59


A Pearlware Nursery Plate, early 19th century, printed in underglaze with a caricature of three gentlemen and inscribed Dream after dream ensures and still they dream/They shall still succeed and still are disappointed within a moulded border
15cm diameter

The lines are taken from The Task, book 3 of The Garden by William Cowper

Sold for £130
Estimated at £100 - £150


Auction: Country House, 13th Jan, 2023

The Country House Sales offer an appealing mix of traditional antiques and curiosities, good furnishing pieces and specialist collectors’ items. The sales incorporate the contents of important properties and private collections as well as individually consigned lots redolent of the English Country House.

Part I (Day One) (Lots 1- 440): Glass, Ceramics, Oriental and Works of Art 

Part II (Day Two) (Lots 500-798): Carpets, Clocks and Furniture 

Part III (Day Two) (Lots 1000-1185): Pictures and Garden Furniture and Statuary 



Tuesday 10th January - Thursday 12th January 10am-4pm, Friday 13th January 10am-4pm (for Day Two of the sale only), and the morning of the sale from 8am

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