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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 333

    A WORCESTER BLUE-SCALE-GROUND TWO-HANDLED SHAPED OVAL BASKET

    CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WORCESTER BLUE-SCALE-GROUND TWO-HANDLED SHAPED OVAL BASKET
    CIRCA 1770
    With branch handles with acorn and oak-leaf terminals, the exterior moulded with reeded pierced openwork reserved with rosettes, enriched in pink and gilt on a pale-yellow ground, the interior painted with flowers within mirror and vase shaped gilt scroll cartouches
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Percy A. Rodwell, Hitchin, 1968.