• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 356

    A LARGE ENGLISH JAR AND COVER

    LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE ENGLISH JAR AND COVER
    LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of baluster form, the domed cover below a hollow compressed finial with raspberry prunt, on a spreading folded foot
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Gv 51L); acquired from Farthing Antiques, Nantwich, October 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    KEY FOR THE PLESCH CODE:
    Each piece in the collection has been given an unambiguous code which refers to the material, in this instance G = Glass, followed by a lowercase letter which denotes the shape of the piece, for example v = vase, the following numbers refer to the size in centimetres and the letters that follow this are either for specific attributes ie., h = handle, l = lid or they make reference to the size of the piece if there is more than one of them in the collection.


    Literature

    op cit. pg 66 and 67 no 231


    Exhibited

    'Strange & Rare', The Glass Circle 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 1937-1987 Broadfield House Glass Museum, September 1987, and The Pilkington Glass Museum, January 1988.