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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    A PAIR OF CHELSEA CAULIFLOWER TUREENS AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARKS TO BOTH, IRON-RED 51 TO ONE, 6 TO THE OTHER

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    A PAIR OF CHELSEA CAULIFLOWER TUREENS AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARKS TO BOTH, IRON-RED 51 TO ONE, 6 TO THE OTHER
    Each naturalistically molded and colored
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) wide, overall (4)


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    A similar cauliflower tureen and cover from the collections of Hanns and Elisabeth Weinberg and The Antique Company of New York was sold Sotheby's, New York, 10 & 11 November 2006, lot 640. Two without green enrichment to the leaves were offered from The Zorensky Collection of Worcester Porcelain, Part I, Bonham's, London, 16 March 2004, lot 40.

    Provenance

    Sticker for the W.H. Pitts Collection.
    With Brian Haughton Antiques, London.


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