• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 257

    FOUR WEST PANS POLYCHROME AND LITTLER'S BLUE TEAWARES

    CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FOUR WEST PANS POLYCHROME AND LITTLER'S BLUE TEAWARES
    CIRCA 1770
    Comprising: an intialled and dated mug, moulded with a scroll-shaped cartouche named for JL/1770 flanked by bouquets of orange and red flowers below a broad blue border; a bell-shaped mug similarly decorated with flowers; a flared octagonal potted-meat dish painted with alternate blue panels and bouquets, the interior with a bouquet of flowers below a band of scrolls en grisaille and a leaf-shaped dish painted with flowers, the leaf-shaped rim with alternate blue leaves decorated in overglaze white enamel and flower-sprays
    The first - 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    The first:
    The Watney Collection, Part II, Phillips, London, 10 May 2000, lot 519 (part).