• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    A FRENCH FAIENCE SUGAR-CASTER AND A DESK-SET

    19TH CENTURY, BLUE S TO UNDERSIDE OF CASTER

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    A FRENCH FAIENCE SUGAR-CASTER AND A DESK-SET
    19TH CENTURY, BLUE S TO UNDERSIDE OF CASTER
    The sugar-caster of baluster form with pierced domed cover and spreading foot, painted in blue, ochre and black with panels of diaper and stylised foliage, the lower part with crowned MB monogram altermating with mask and ring emblem, the desk-set painted with stylised foliage and with pewter apertures, the covers with dolphin finials
    The first 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high (2)


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