18 - 19 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 625
Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
A GROUP OF FRENCH CREAMWARE BLACK TRANSFER-PRINTED SERVING PIECES,
IMPRESSED MARKS FOR CREIL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY,
comprising an tureen and cover printed with mythological scenes; a sauce tureen on fixed stand and cover printed with topographical scenes; an ewer printed with named topographical scene of 'Chateau De St. Elme, Naples'; a circular charger printed with scene of 'Le Corps du Prince Poniatowski retrouvé dans l'Elster'; and a navette-form dish printed with goddess 'Diane'; together with a serving bowl printed in manganese with scene of 'Orphée et Euridice'
The circular charger 14in. (36cm.) diameter (8)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Claud Cecil Gurney of design house de Gournay on a piece of Georgian furniture that represents
Anupam Ganguli of Royal Museums Greenwich discusses a pair of Persian carpets that remind him of his Delhi childhood