6 December 2004
A DERBY BLUE AND WHITE SHELL-MOULDED CREAMBOAT
With scroll handle, the shell-moulded sides enriched in blue, and with two entwined dophins above a shell beneath the lip, on a circular spreading foot with cell-pattern (firing crack to base of interior)
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long
Anon., sale Sotheby Parke Bernet, 15th October 1980, lot 189.
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Fenichell Basmajian, New York, 1-15 November 2001, no. 131.
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