• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    A BOVEY TRACEY INSCRIBED AND DATED CREAMWARE TEA CANISTER

    1773

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BOVEY TRACEY INSCRIBED AND DATED CREAMWARE TEA CANISTER
    1773
    Of square section, the front with the scraffito inscription in brown Frances Breley/October 9th 1773 between flowering branches, the three other sides moulded in high relief with Plenty holding a cornucopia of flowers within 'C' scroll moulded cartouches, the edges with stamped diamond and circle ornament, the top with a circular neck and applied with four flowers at the corners
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jonathan Horne, London.


    Literature

    J. Horne, A Collection of Early English Pottery, Part XIV, no. 404.