7 April 2009,
Price realised USD 2,000
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
FOUR ENGLISH CREAM-BOATS OR JUGS AND A MEISSEN MUSTARD-POT AND SPOON
A Worcester sparrow beak cream-jug painted with a loose bouquet, 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high
A shell-molded cream-boat with dolphin handle, 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high
A spiral-gadroon-molded cream boat painted with flowers
A Derby cream-boat with upright scroll handle, painted with birds on branches
A Meissen barrel-form mustard-pot and spoon painted with flowers, blue crossed swords mark, (cover lacking) 3 in. (7.7 cm.) high (6)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Bought from Beauchamp Galleries, London, 17 July 1961 (the Derby cream-boat).
Mrs. D. MacCallum Collection, WO-83 (the sparrow-beak cream-jug).
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