5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 188
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A WORCESTER BALUSTER COFFEE-CUP
With wishbone handle, painted in the Chinese style with a branch of peonies and a butterfly in iron-red, puce and brown, heightened in gilt
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The H.R. Marshall Collection.
with H.R. Marden King, Winchester, 1958.
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Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career