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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 222

    A PAIR OF WORCESTER GILT WHITE QUAIL BOXES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WORCESTER GILT WHITE QUAIL BOXES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1765
    Each modeled as a nesting quail with the eyes, beak, and longest wing feathers enriched in a gilt, the bird sitting in a basketweave nest, the rim applied with vermiculae and leaves enriched in gilt, gilt dentil rim, Isaacson black inventory numbers Y.70 and Y.71
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF HENRY C. AND MARTHA L. ISAACSON, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (LOTS 222-223)