24 January 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 375
AN ALPINE RUSTIC BLUE AND WHITE EARTHENWARE FRENCH TILE JARDINIERE
EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The rectangular naturalistically-carved compartment inset with tiles, above simulated trunk-carved legs with flowerheads, joined by a relief-carved undertier, the tiles branded 'Boulongne A.Desvres (Pas de Calais)'
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 30¾ in. (78 cm.) wide; 14¼ in. (36 cm.) deep
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A related centre table - originally a jardinière - fitted with Minton tiles, was sold, 'Millden, A Scottish Lodge', Christie's, London, 20 January 2005, lot 235.
This lot is offered without reserve.No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
With Geoffrey Bennison, London.