30 June - 1 July 2015
A PAIR OF CHELSEA-DERBY PORCELAIN RETICULATED EEL-TRAP VASES EMBLEMATIC OF 'WATER'
CIRCA 1765, GOLD ANCHOR AND PATCH MARKS
Each modeled as an oviform eel basket resting on sloped rocky ground, the everted mouth and angled shoulder pierced, bulrushes extending up the sides into handles, a pair of ducks with purple, iron-red and grey plumage applied at the base, the double-trap mouths later
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high
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