17 - 18 December 1998
A pair of Worcester (Flight and Barr) flared cylindrical coral-ground beakers
Circa 1800, incised script B marks, iron-red crown and script Flight and Barr Worcester Manufacturers to their Majesties marks, paper lables for M.P. Manheim
The central coral-ground bands enriched in gilt with vermicular patterns between two coloured floral garland borders (one extensively repaired, the other with slight wear)
4 in. (10 cm.) high (2)
The late Mr and Mrs Gerald Coke; Christie's London, 17 October 1996, lot 222 (£1,000).
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Please note the pair to this lot is presently undergoing restoration and will be available for collection in early 1999.
Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York