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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

    A PAIR OF BOW APPLE BOXES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1758, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 1 IN MANGANESE TO UNDERSIDE OF ONE COVER

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    A PAIR OF BOW APPLE BOXES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1758, PAINTER'S NUMERAL 1 IN MANGANESE TO UNDERSIDE OF ONE COVER
    Each naturally modelled and coloured and streaked in green, yellow and puce, with a brown handle issuing four leaf terminals, with a brown stalk and two leaves to the side (one handle restored, some minor flaking)
    Each 3 in. (7.7 cm.) wide (2)


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    See the similar example from the Marquess of Bath's Collection, Longleat, sold in these Rooms on 13th - 14th June 2002, lot 356.

    See also Bernard Rackham, Catalogue of English Porcelain Earthenware Enamels etc, Collected by Charles Schreiber, Esq., M.P. and The Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Catalogue, Vol. I, Porcelain (London, 1915), p. 46. no. 259, pl. 34 where a similar box and cover is listed as Chelsea.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN