6 December 2004
A VAUXHALL CREAMBOAT
Of fluted oval form, with angular handle, painted in the famille rose palette with trailing flowers and iron-red foliage, scattered foliage and a flower beneath the lip (crack between handle terminals, slight chipping and associated crack to lip)
4¾ in. (12 cm.) long
With James A. Lewis, New York.
Redpath, sale Sotheby's New York, 18th April 1991, lot 160.
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Cf. another, similarly decorated, was sold in these Rooms, 20th December 1982, lot 96.
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