• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    A VICTORIAN BONE CHINA PART TEA-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN BONE CHINA PART TEA-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1840
    Of octagonal form with gilt-line detail, comprising: a teapot and cover, two-handled sugar bowl and cover, milk-jug, eight cups and saucers, and two cake-plates
    The teapot 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high (21)


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    After the London success of a 'Room with a View' (1985), Julian Sands, who starred opposite Helena Bonham Carter, presented this tea-service to Ismail Merchant.

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    Provenance

    A gift from Julian Sands to Ismail Merchant.