• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 256

    A GOTHA ORANGE-GROUND COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1820, UNDERGLAZE BLUE R., SCRIPT G AND 1. MARKS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOTHA ORANGE-GROUND COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1820, UNDERGLAZE BLUE R., SCRIPT G AND 1. MARKS
    The front with a bust-length Saint with a palm frond among clouds against an orange-ground lower part below a border of blue and pink flowers, the reverse with an angular handle, the saucer with a river landscape within a circular roundel and similar ground and border (area of wear to well of saucer)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Anon., sale Christie's, 28th March 1983, lot 78.


    Literature

    Ian Lowe, Il Valore delle Porcellane Europe, Catalogue of the Collection of Roberto Valenriani and Daniela di Castro (Torino, 1985), p. 63. pl. 1.