18 - 19 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 125
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
A GROUP OF FRENCH PORCELAIN COFFEE AND TEA WARES,
comprising a custard-ground coffee pot and cover and two coffee cans and saucers, some with iron red script decorator's mark for Halley; a pair of cans and a saucer painted with fruiting vines; another can printed with the portrait of Bluecher; two teacups and seven saucers in two sizes with rural landscape vignettes; and a similar baluster form teacup and saucer; together with another similar saucer
The coffee pot and cover, the largest, 10in. (25.5cm.) high (22)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that this lot is lacking two custard-ground saucers. The correct piece count is twenty-two.
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