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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 207

    A WORCESTER CHINOISERIE CABBAGE LEAF-SHAPE DISH AND TWO SPARROW BEAK CREAM-JUGS

    THE DISH CIRCA 1758, THE CREAM-JUGS CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A WORCESTER CHINOISERIE CABBAGE LEAF-SHAPE DISH AND TWO SPARROW BEAK CREAM-JUGS
    THE DISH CIRCA 1758, THE CREAM-JUGS CIRCA 1770
    The leaf shape dish painted with scholars and deities, a butterfly hovering above, a vase issuing flowers below, the rim with a red and gilt 'crowfoot' band; the cream-jugs each printed and enriched in colors with Chinoiserie figures at liesure pursuits
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) and 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high, the cream-jugs; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) long, the leaf-shape dish (3)


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    For a 'Blind Earl' dish similarly decorated to the present leaf-shape dish, see Simon Spero, Worcester Porcelain, The Klepser Collection, p. 53, cat. no. 48.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Buckley Collection, 1810 (as per the repains of an ink-inscribed paper label).
    Bought from Tappit Hen Antiques Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., 14 October 1967 (a Chinoiserie cream-jug).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA (LOTS 131-214)


    Exhibited

    Vancouver, Canada, Centennial Museum, Connoisseurs Choice, 1968.