28 January 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,125
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
A PAIR OF ENGLISH PORCELAIN COBALT-BLUE GROUND SPILL VASES
Circa 1815, probably Coalport and painted by Thomas Baxter
Each of tapering cylindrical form with scalloped rim, painted in colors with a still life of specimen shells within a canted rectangular panel and further gilt seeded and scroll surround, the reverse gilt with a rose
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diameter (2)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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