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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 350

    A RARE 'DUKE OF CUMBERLAND' PUNCH BOWL

    CIRCA 1747

    Price Realised  

    A RARE 'DUKE OF CUMBERLAND' PUNCH BOWL
    CIRCA 1747
    Finely decorated en grisaille, the front and back with a shaped cartouche enclosing the figure astride his horse, a sword in hand, one of the soliders behind him carrying a flag, the sides with gilt enriched flower sprays, the interior with an iron-red and gilt spearhead band at the rim
    11 7/8 in. (30.1 cm.) diameter


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    A depiction of William August, Duke of Cumberland, third son of King George II inspecting his troops after the victory at Culloden in 1746. Compare the related punch bowl in the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, illustrated by Hervouët and Bruneau, op. cit., p. 224, fig. 9.89 a and b.

    Provenance

    with Cohen and Pearce
    The J. Louis Binder Collection