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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 398

    A EUROPEAN SUBJECT CHILD'S PART TEA SERVICE

    CIRCA 1895

    Price Realised  

    A EUROPEAN SUBJECT CHILD'S PART TEA SERVICE
    CIRCA 1895
    The teapot, cover and stand decorated with a group of rambunctious children before an impressive building, the cover with a gilt peach finial, the teabowl and saucer with two young children walking hand in hand away from a cottage, blue and gilt line rims to all
    7 in. wide, overall, the teapot (5)


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    The image on the teapot is known to be after a Thomas Stoddart mezzotint entitled Coming Home from School. The scene on the teabowl and saucer is also thought to be after Stoddart and depicts the children calmly leaving for school under the eye of their mother. For a further discussion, see Howard and Ayers, op. cit., 291 and Hervouët and Bruneau, op. cit., p. 92.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the date on this lot should read circa 1795.