26 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A PAIR OF ENGLISH DELFT FOOTED SALTS
CIRCA 1740, PROBABLY LONDON, POSSIBLY LIVERPOOL
Each of lobed hexafoil form, the interior painted with insects flying among flower blossoms, the exterior with alternating panels of flower-heads and trellis, on three feet
3 in. (7.6 cm.) diameter (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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