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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    A WORCESTER BLACK-PRINTED RETICULATED BASKET

    CIRCA 1765

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WORCESTER BLACK-PRINTED RETICULATED BASKET
    CIRCA 1765
    Of oval form, the rope-twist handles applied with gilt-enriched flowers at the terminals, the interior printed with a vignette of two soldiers before ruins and classical statuary, the exterior of the basket applied with flowers, the rims enriched in gilt
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) wide


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    For tea canister printed with this scene in the Joseph Handley Collection, see 18th Century English Transfer-Printed Porcelain and Enamels, Carmel, 1991, p. 165, no. 5.17.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 9 December 1983, lot 95
    With Gerald R. Brown, Atlanta.
    Property from the Estate of Anthony B. Graves, formerly in the Estate of Gerald R. Brown; Sotheby's, New York, 21 April 1989, lot 84.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS (LOTS 41-41A)