6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 2,629
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,000
A LONGTON HALL BLUE AND WHITE LEAF-MOULDED SAUCEBOAT
Modelled as overlapping cabbage leaves and with stalk handle with foliage terminals, the sides painted with huts on wooded river islands beneath a serrated blue rim (minute chip to lip and to terminal of handle)
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) long
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Cf. Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century (London, 1973), pl. 38C.
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Fenichell Basmajian, New York, 1-15 November 2001, no. 27, and cover illustration.
Dina Zhang, Regional Senior Specialist, explains how Hong Kong’s fusion of East and West has inspired the curation of FIRST OPEN | Hong Kong on 29 March
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career