• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 471

    A LARGE FOXHUNTING BOWL

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FOXHUNTING BOWL
    CIRCA 1760
    Each side with a large hunt scene, one after Canot's Brushing into Cover and the other T. Burford's Beating and Trailing for a Hare, the sides with small rocaille bird vignettes, inside is a fruit and peony spray beneath spearhead
    15½ in. (39.3 cm.) diameter


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    See Howard and Ayers, op. cit., vol. I, pp. 281-3 for an illustration of Pierre-Charles Canot's engraving Brushing into Cover.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF


    Literature

    Fuchs and Howard, Made in China, p. 137.
    Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, pp. 198-9.