Lot 652: Wain (Louis)



2015-06-29 14:45:16

Lot 652: Wain (Louis). The Aeroplane Journey, Tinker Tailor Series, Paragon, circa 1918, porcelain heavy baby's plate with a hand-finished transfer design by Louis Wain, showing two cats in suits steering an early flying machine, Louis Wain's signature lower right, 'Baby's Plate' lettered in black on rim, prop marks and discoloured crazing to interior edge, maker's markings (including star mark) on base, diameter 17.5cm (7ins) Rare. See Batkin, Gifts for Good Children, II, p.120. (1) Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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