14 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A PAIR OF COALPORT FLOWER-POTS AND STANDS
Of tapering cylindrical form, the kylin handles painted to simulate bronze, the waisted circular stands each supported on three lion's paw feet, probably London decorated in matt-brown, black and gilding with classical scenes of females and putti, the reverse with an urn below gilt lappet-shaped panels
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high (4)
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Cf. Geoffrey A. Godden, Coalport and Coalbrookdale Porcelains, (London, 1970), pl. 31 & colour plate I for examples of this decoration including the 'Star of the Garter' service tentatively attributed to Baxter's or Mortlock's studios.
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