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Colour Illustration 6A shows a “Pair of Pinxton cabinet cups and covers. Panels of flowers and landscapes by William Billingsley. Yellow ground. Mr Dennis Collection, Langton Hall, Pinxton, Derbyshire.”

As shown by the attached image above, the pair are identical in shape to those in the article and similarly decorated and gilded.

They date from between 1796 and 1799.

Nigel Harris