17 June 2003
A RARE FAMILLE ROSE 'AMSTERDAM WATERFRONT' COFFEE-CUP
Similarly enamelled to the previous lot, but in slightly bolder tones, forming a continuous scene around the body, interupted by the simple loop handle
2½ in. (6.3 cm.) high
Purchased from S. Marchant & Son Ltd.
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See footnote to previous lot.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
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