• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 312

    A WORCESTER 'DRY-BLUE' URN-SHAPED POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER, A SHAPED OCTAGONAL SERVING-DISH AND A SCALLOPED OVAL DISH

    CIRCA 1800

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    A WORCESTER 'DRY-BLUE' URN-SHAPED POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER, A SHAPED OCTAGONAL SERVING-DISH AND A SCALLOPED OVAL DISH
    CIRCA 1800
    Each piece painted in overglaze blue with loose bouquets, tendrils and scattered flower-sprays, within gilt dentil rims, the pot-pourri vase with a bird finial and pierced domed cover before pierced gallery, on waisted socle and domed foot
    The pot-pourri vase 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high; the serving-dish 17 1/8 in. (43.4 cm.) wide; the scalloped dish 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) wide (4)


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    A similar Worcester dry-blue garniture was sold Christie's London, 7 October 1996, lot 182.

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