21 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 688
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A PAIR OF ROYAL WORCESTER 'JEWELED' ARMORIAL TURQUOISE-GROUND PARCEL BISCUIT FIGURAL COMPOTES
MID-TO-LATE 19TH CENTURY, PUCE RETAILER'S MARK FOR PELLATT & CO., LONDON
Each finely painted with flowers and a small coat-of-arms bearing the motto CONTANTIA ET LABORE, the border alternating panels of gilt fleur-de-lys with white 'jewels', on a knopped stem supported by addorsed putti on a rocky ground, the conforming base raised on three scroll feet
9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) diameter (2)
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See H. Sandon, Royal Worcester Porcelain, London, 1978, fig. 80 for a figural compote with the same base.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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