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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 513

    AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN COMPRESSED GLOBULAR VASE AND COVER

    CIRCA 1815, PROBABLY COALPORT

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    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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    Provenance

    Christie's South Kensington, 9 April 1992, lot 259.