6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 956
GBP 600 - GBP 800
A LIVERPOOL BLUE AND WHITE MOULDED OVAL SAUCEBOAT
CIRCA 1762, RICHARD CHAFFERS' FACTORY
Painted with flowering shrubs and bamboo by a fence and rockwork and with flowers within moulded scroll cartouches, the lower part with stiff leaves (minute chip to lip)
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long
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Cf. Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 55c for the example in the author's collection sold Phillips, 22nd September 1999, lot 242.
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