6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 1,314
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A LIVERPOOL BLUE AND WHITE SLENDER BALUSTER MUG
CIRCA 1760, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM REID'S FACTORY
With moulded scroll handle, painted with a hut beside rockwork on a wooded island, the reverse with grasses and boulders and birds in flight, the interior with a panel, diaper and flowerhead border
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high
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Frank Arnold Collection (label now lacking).
Fenichell Basmajian, New York, 1-15 November 2001, no. 82.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France