• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 255

    A WEST PANS LITTLER'S BLUE MUG AND A LEAF-SHAPED DISH

    CIRCA 1768-1775, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK TO DISH

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    A WEST PANS LITTLER'S BLUE MUG AND A LEAF-SHAPED DISH
    CIRCA 1768-1775, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK TO DISH
    The mug of tapering cylindrical form, pleat-moulded overall and moulded with scroll-shaped cartouches below a broad blue border, the leaf-shaped oval dish painted with a chinoiserie landscape to the centre within a broad blue border, minute traces of gilding
    The mug 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, the dish 13 1/8 in. (33.2 cm.) wide (2)


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    A similar mug was sold from The Collection of the Late Bella Kleinman, Christie's, London, 6 December 2004, lot 61.

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