• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    A VINCENNES BLEU LAPIS MILK-JUG (POT A LAIT HERBERT)

    CIRCA 1755-56, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARKS ENCLOSING DATE LETTER C, PAINTER'S : MARK FOR TANDART, INCISED 4 AND 79

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    A VINCENNES BLEU LAPIS MILK-JUG (POT A LAIT HERBERT)
    CIRCA 1755-56, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARKS ENCLOSING DATE LETTER C, PAINTER'S : MARK FOR TANDART, INCISED 4 AND 79
    Of baluster form with an entwined branch handle, painted with birds in flight within shaped oval cartouches of gilt trailing flowering branches, the spout suspending a similar V-shaped garland, below a gilt dentil rim, gilt line footrim (some surface scratching to ground, slight flaking to gilt dentil rim)
    4¾ in. (11 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE DR. KNIGHT