• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 289

    A LONGTON HALL SILVER-SHAPED SAUCEBOAT

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A LONGTON HALL SILVER-SHAPED SAUCEBOAT
    CIRCA 1755
    Of lobed form with elaborately scrolled handle and scroll-moulded spout, painted in the Kakiemon-style in the famille verte palette with scattered flowering prunus, stylised Oriental flowers, sprigs and insects, the interior with an iron-red and yellow flowerhead issung from turquoise leaves, the spout painted with similar leaves and flowering branches
    8 1/8 in. (20.4 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The Watney Collection, Part II, Phillips, London, 10 May 2000, lot 499.


    Literature

    Dr. Bernard Watney Early Longton Hall Coloured Wares, ECC Transactions, vol. 15, pt. 3, fig. 30.