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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    TWO WORCESTER COS LETTUCE LEAF-MOLDED SAUCEBOATS

    CIRCA 1755, ONE WITH BLACK WORKMAN'S MARK OF A P

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO WORCESTER COS LETTUCE LEAF-MOLDED SAUCEBOATS
    CIRCA 1755, one with black workman's mark of a P
    Each oval, the integral looped stem handle terminating with a molded bifurcated leaf and harebells as the terminal, on slightly splayed foot, delicately printed in black and painted in the famille rose palette with scattered loose bouquets, the interior with similar flowers, iron-red line rim
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) long (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Bought from Albert Amor Ltd., London, 6 June 1979 (the marked sauceboat).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA (LOTS 131-214)