• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5966

    Christie's Interiors

    15 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 488

    A MAJOLICA SARDINE-BOX AND COVER, A BUTTER-TUB, COVER AND FIXED STAND, A TEAPOT AND COVER AND A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE STIRRUP CUP

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MAJOLICA SARDINE-BOX AND COVER, A BUTTER-TUB, COVER AND FIXED STAND, A TEAPOT AND COVER AND A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE STIRRUP CUP
    19TH CENTURY
    The sardine-box with finial formed as two sardines, the butter-tub moulded with insects and with bird finial, the teapot in shades of lilac and moulded with ferns, the stirrup cup modelled as a fox carrying a duck in its mouth and with a hound attacking
    The first 7½ in. (19 cm.) high (7)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE KNIGHT OF GLIN