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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    A WORCESTER POWDER-BLUE GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER AND A WORCESTER MILK-JUG

    CIRCA 1765-75, BOTH WITH CRESCENT MARKS, THE FIRST IRON-RED, THE SECOND BLUE

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A WORCESTER POWDER-BLUE GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER AND A WORCESTER MILK-JUG
    CIRCA 1765-75, BOTH WITH CRESCENT MARKS, THE FIRST IRON-RED, THE SECOND BLUE
    The teapot of globular form, decorated with swags of flowers within circular and fan-shaped panels and gilt trailing foliage, the spout, handle and finial enriched in puce; the milk-jug of fluted baluster form, of Lord Henry Thynne type, the front with a river landscape within a turquoise husk cartouche and further wreaths of flowers and foliage, the blue border gilt with C-scrolls
    6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high, the teapot (3)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Brigadier Douglas Phelps Collection; Christie's, London, 1 October 1984, lot 102.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF