London, South Kensington
29 September 2009
A STORM LAMP, A FLY-CATCHER, A DOUBLE CRUET AND A LARGE GOBLET
18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES, FRENCH AND ENGLISH
The first with a bell bowl and a single knop stem, the second in the form of an onion-shaped wine bottle, applied with a patent seal, raised on three pad feet, the third of conjoined form, the necks trailed with clear threads on a folded foot, the fourth of drawn trumpet form, the plain stem with tear inclusion, on a folded foot
The first 13½ in. (34.3 cm.) high (4)
Plesch Collection (Gv 34, Gm 18, Gv 20B and Gg 24A); the first acquired from Spurrier of Ashbourn, 1990; the second from Christopher Sheppard, September 1989; the third purchased in Banbury, November 1963; the fourth acquired at Grosvenor House Fair from E. A. Nowell of Wells, June 1986.
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