11 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,875
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A VINCENNES SMALL CYLINDRICAL JAR AND COVER (POT-A-POMMADE)
Of cylindrical form with a shallow domed cover, painted with a continuous frieze of scantily draped putti at various pursuits among branches and rockwork, the lower part with a band of puce scrolls between concentric circles, the cover with a putto in flight with a teathered bird and a butterfly above puce scroll and husk ornament within a brown line rim (finial a restored replacement, small rim chip to jar)
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high
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For a chamber-pot and cover of the same period and shape, see Tamara Préaud and Antoine d'Albis, La Porcelaine de Vincennes (Paris, 1991), pl. 138, no. 78.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Please note that there is some minor restoration to the rim of the cover not mentioned in the catagolgue.
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