Lot 1291
Two Pieces of Early Crown Derby Porcelain
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, a large figural composition of two children at play on a shaped grassy plinth (9.5 x 7.5 in.) (some petal loss); the second is figure of a woman holding a globe (break to hand and compass) (8 x 2.75 in.)

The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.