KPM porcelain plaque sold for £4000 at Hartleys of Ilkley on November 29.

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Painted in polychrome enamels with a half-length portrait of a young women at prayer, the 16 x 10¼in (41 x 26cm) framed plaque was impressed KPM.SZ and incised 407-269.

It was estimated at £1200-1800 at Hartleys (15% buyer’s premium) in Ilkley on November 29 but sold at £4000.