• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    A GEROGE JONES MAJOLICA TWO-HANDLED OVAL GAME-PIE TUREEN AND COVER

    CIRCA 1874, IMPRESSED GJ MONOGRAM, MOULDED REGISTRATION LOZENGE AND PAINTED SHAPE NO. 3371

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    A GEROGE JONES MAJOLICA TWO-HANDLED OVAL GAME-PIE TUREEN AND COVER
    CIRCA 1874, IMPRESSED GJ MONOGRAM, MOULDED REGISTRATION LOZENGE AND PAINTED SHAPE NO. 3371
    The cover formed as a nesting quail with a chick perched on her back and another under her wing, five further chicks nearby, resting on a field of grasses and ferns, the sides of the tureen moulded with a frieze of rabbits seated among grasses and ferns, the handles modelled as double branches of oak entwined with ivy and terminating in acorns
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) across handles (2)


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