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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 340

    A PAIR OF WORCESTER BLUE-SCALE VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE FRETTED SQUARE SEAL MARKS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF WORCESTER BLUE-SCALE VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE FRETTED SQUARE SEAL MARKS
    Of baluster form, applied with foliate capped twin scroll handles, finely painted to each side with exotic birds within mirror-shaped cartouches edged with gilt scrolls, the neck and covers reserved with butterflies and moths
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high overall (4)


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    Provenance

    The Property of the Late Mrs. R.J. Dewhurst, Sotheby's London, 26 November 1963, lot 22.
    with H.R. Marden King, Winchester, 1963.