• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME CYLINDRICAL POSSET-POT AND COVER

    CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH DELFT POLYCHROME CYLINDRICAL POSSET-POT AND COVER
    CIRCA 1700
    Of slightly tapering form, with short cylindrical spout and blue-dash loop handles, painted with peacocks and birds in flight, among manganese-outlined flowering plants issuing from rockwork, the shoulder with meandering flowering foliage and cloud scrolls, the domed cover with a bird and insect flanked by flowering plants about a button finial with a manganese 13 to the centre
    8½ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, 27 November 2002.