The Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show New Exhibitor, Paul Vandekar of Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge, will be exhibiting some important items of English pottery at the show which runs from September 22 to 25.
News-Antique.com - Sep 15,2011 - The item illustrated is an important Wood family creamware figure of a stag at lodge, circa 1780-90 standing 13 inches tall. This form is one of the most striking and rare made in the 18th century.
As a first time exhibitor at the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show, Paul Vandekar will also be showing a large number of antique prints from the 17th to the 19th century as well as a wide array of fine antique porcelains and pottery.
The botanical prints range from 17th. century examples of almost abstract palm tree parts by Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede Tot Draakestein and ferns and mosses by John Parkinson to tulips, watermelons and flowers by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann from his famous Phytanthoza Iconographia published in 1740. Mushrooms published in France by Joseph Roques in 1864 round out the botanical offerings.
Also on display will be prints of Fish by Marcus Bloch published in the 1780's and sea shells from the 18th and 19th centuries by Niccolò Gualtier and George Perry.
Chinese watercolours on pith paper cover subjects such as fruit, flowers, butterflies and sampans will also be seen dating from the mid 19th century.