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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    A DERBY POT-POURRI 'FRILL' VASE

    1765-1770, PATCH MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A DERBY POT-POURRI 'FRILL' VASE
    1765-1770, PATCH MARKS
    Of spiral-gadrooned baluster form, the shoulder pierced with trellis and applied with flower-heads, the body painted with insects and applied with flowering vine, flanked by female mask handles, a frill of petals edged with a wreath of flowers at the top of the socle
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    It is likely that the present model was originally the central vase in a three-vase garniture. See Franklin Barrett and Arthur Thorpe, Derby Porcelain, London, 1971, pl. 76 for a vase of this form.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS