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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    A WORCESTER BLUE-SCALE-GROUND TEACUP AND A SAUCER AND A STAND

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE FRETTED SQUARE SEAL MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A WORCESTER BLUE-SCALE-GROUND TEACUP AND A SAUCER AND A STAND
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE FRETTED SQUARE SEAL MARKS
    Painted with exotic birds and insects in mirror-shaped reserve panels, heightened in gilt, the oval butter-tub stand with branch handles
    The stand 7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) long (3)


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    Provenance

    The cup and saucer: with Cadman, 1956.