4 June 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
TWO PARIS PORCELAIN MATT-BLUE GROUND BASKETS
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The largest example with flared gilt pierced basket on entwined richly-gilt double-dolphin support and rectangular matt-blue ground plinth gilt wtih dot and dash ormanent and moulded with matt-gilt palmettes and flowerheads, the second smaller example on rectangular base and four richly-gilt paw feet
The largest 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high (2)
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The smaller: Christie's South Kensington, 14 October 1993, lot 347.
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