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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 1104

BRITISH. Modern. Large Wedgwood ceramic commemorative 'Peace Plaque' or charger. Created 1919.

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 1104.


Estimate: $ 500

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BRITISH. Modern. Large Wedgwood ceramic commemorative 'Peace Plaque' or charger. Created 1919. Hand-painted in rich polychrome enamels of yellow, red, green, blue, brown, and black. Center roundel depicts a bust of Britannia to right, helmeted and laureate, wearing aegis on breast, the flag of Great Britain behind, the rim with the motto of the British chivalric Order of the Garter: Honi soit qui mal y pense ("shame be to him who thinks evil of it"). Fully marked verso and impressed 'WEDGWOOD', 'ETRURIA ENGLAND' together with '3KU'. Measures 37 cm (14.6”) in diameter . Wedgwood Ceramics 1846-1959: A New Appraisal, by Maureen Batkin, p. 10.. A few minor age spots, otherwise intact as made.

From the Collection of a Connoisseur..

This handsome plate was made as part of a set of three, commissioned by Sloane & Smith Ltd, Oxford Street, to commemorate the peace of 1919. The set was produced in a limited edition of 250.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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