• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5918

    Christie's Interiors

    1 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 417

    A VINCENNES OVIFORM BLEU LAPIS TEAPOT AND COVER (THEIERE CALABRE)

    CIRCA 1755, ELEMENTS OF THE DECORATION PERHAPS LATER, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARKS, PAINTER'S MARK OF FOUR UNDERGLAZE BLUE DOTS

    Price Realised  

    A VINCENNES OVIFORM BLEU LAPIS TEAPOT AND COVER (THEIERE CALABRE)
    CIRCA 1755, ELEMENTS OF THE DECORATION PERHAPS LATER, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARKS, PAINTER'S MARK OF FOUR UNDERGLAZE BLUE DOTS
    Painted with exotic birds in flight carrying leafy branches within gilt oval cartouches of flowers and fronds, the ear-shaped handle and upright spout gilt with husks and foliate ornament
    4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Estate of the Late Dr Knight