C. 1775, Royal Crown Derby (English, founded 1750); polychrome and gilded bone china; white ground with a scrolled, foliate rim; the body with a floral still life framed within a cobalt border. Maker's marks to underside. Approx. h. 5.0125", d. 5" excluding the handle. Provenance: From the Estate of Mrs. Sally Connally Hardie, Atlanta, Georgia. Connolly was a charity campaigner and philanthropist, Councilwoman for the National Trust for Scotland from 1978-1995 (the last ten years serving on the Executive board), and member of the Court of St. Andrews University from 1987-1995. A native Atlantan, Connolly's great-great-grandfather David Connally was one of the first settlers to obtain land in the city and her great-grandfather Joseph E. Brown was the governor of Georgia during the American Civil War.