4 June 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN COMPRESSED GLOBULAR VASE AND COVER
CIRCA 1815, PROBABLY COALPORT
With double richly-gilt loop handles issuing from female masks, the spirally-moulded cover above a gilt band of key-pattern and anthemion, the acanthus and flower-moulded body decorated in a lustrous brown to simulate bronze, supported on a spirally-moulded foot and square base painted in shades of ochre, red and manganese to simulate marble
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
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Christie's South Kensington, 9 April 1992, lot 259.
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