2 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
A NEVERS FAIENCE CHARGER
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Painted in blue and manganese with a classical warrior confronting a lion, the rim with a band of scrolling flowering foliage within a double-line, the reverse with stylised flowers, the footrim pierced for suspension (minor surface scratches, glaze flakes to rim)
19 in. (48.2 cm.) diam.
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