20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,375
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
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.
The Brigadier Douglas Phelps Collection; Christie's, London, 1 October 1984, lot 102.
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