13th Jan, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

Country House

  Lot 64


A Sunderland Lustre Queen Charlotte Commemorative Nursery Plate, circa 1818, transfer printed and overpainted with a bust portrait and inscribed GREAT BRITAIN MOURNS HER PRINCES WEEP within a fruiting vine border, impressed retailer's mark for Clarks China Shop, Glasgow
17.5cm diameter
A Pair of Plates, moulded and painted with bust portraits of Queen Caroline and George IV
22cm diameter (3)

Sold for £250
Estimated at £100 - £150


Queen Charlotte - Some small rim chips and a foot chip. Crazed and pitted. General wear including the enamels. Retailers mark impressed

George IV - crazed and with glaze flakes, general wear
Queen Caroline - broken and restored. Stained and with flakes and wear

Both plates with impressed manufacturers marks


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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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