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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 120

    A VINCENNES SMALL CYLINDRICAL JAR AND COVER (POT-A-POMMADE)

    CIRCA 1747-49

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VINCENNES SMALL CYLINDRICAL JAR AND COVER (POT-A-POMMADE)
    CIRCA 1747-49
    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.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that there is some minor restoration to the rim of the cover not mentioned in the catagolgue.