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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    A ROUEN FAIENCE BLUE AND WHITE OVAL CISTERN

    CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A ROUEN FAIENCE BLUE AND WHITE OVAL CISTERN
    CIRCA 1700
    Of flared form, the female mask handles with blue hair and a scarf beneath the chin, the raised rim with a border of pendant ruyi lappets enclosing foliage scrolls and flanked by trailing foliage above a raised band, the lower-part with radiating lappets on a spreading oval foot with a band of stiff leaves, the interior with a quatrefoil strapwork cartouche enclosing a basket of flowers flanked by foliage, crack round lower part of the body, spreading crack to rim, chip to footrim, some chipping to handles, rims and raised bands
    23¾ in. (60.5 cm.) wide


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