24 - 25 January 2001
PROPERTY OF THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART*
This Lot has no reserve
A PAIR OF CHELSEA KIDNEY-SHAPED PLATES AND A CHELSEA FEATHER-RIM PLATE
1760-1765, iron-red and brown anchor marks to the dishes, gold anchor mark to the plate
The kidney-shaped dishes painted with cut fruit and vegetables, one with papaya, quince, cherries, plums, currants and scattered insects, the other with three cucumbers, currants, cherries, a moth and similar insects, brown line rims, 10¾in. (27.3cm.) wide; the dessert plate similarly painted within a moulded feather rim enriched in turquoise and gilt, 8¼in. (21cm.) diam. (3)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
See Simon Spero, The Bowles Collection of 18th-Century English and French Porcelain, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1995, no. 46b for an almost identically painted kidney-shaped dish, that with the papaya and quince.
This lot has no reserve.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July