6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 1,135
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A LOWESTOFT SAUCER
Painted with two orientals beneath a willow-tree issuing from rockwork beside a fox seated before an elaborate puce fence, within an iron-red cell-pattern border (some wear)
4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam.
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Cf. Sheenah Smith, Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum, Volume. 2, Polychrome, (Norwich, 1985), pl. 29A, no. 159.
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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