18 March 2005
A RARE PAIR OF MENNECY POTS AND COVERS
CIRCA 1750-60, INCISED D.V. MARKS
Each of slightly ovoid shape, modelled as bunches of radishes and coloured in shades of pink, the covers formed as tufts of radish greens
5½ in. (14 cm.) high (4)
with The Antique Porcelain Co. & Ltd., London.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 27 November 1956, lot 44 (described as "bunches of carrots")
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