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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    TWO CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN GILT AND WHITE TWO-HANDLED OVAL SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    TWO CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN GILT AND WHITE TWO-HANDLED OVAL SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    One with fruit finial, the scroll handles terminating in acanthus leaves, the other with pineapple finial, the scroll handles centred with a mask terminating in anthemions
    The largest 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    The collection of Dr. Edgar De Noialles Mayhew (d.1991).


    Literature

    Wendell Garrett, Classic America, The Federal Style & Beyond, New York, 1995, pp. 58-59.