18 - 19 April 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. LARRY AYRES
THREE MEISSEN PORCELAIN 'PURPURMALEREI' WARES
CIRCA 1730-40, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARKS, THE FIRST WITH GILDER'S 34., PRESSNUMMER 23, THE LAST WITH WITH GILDER'S AND PRESSNUMMER 3
THE FIRST A SELADON GROUND QUATREFOIL BOWL, PAINTED FRONT AND BACK WITH HARBOR VIEWS, THE INTERIOR WITH FIGURES BEFORE A MANSE WITHIN AN EMBELLISHED GILT PERLMUTTER CARTOUCHE, LAUB-UND-BANDLEWERK RIM; THE SECOND A TWO-HANDLED CHOCOLATE-CUP PAINTED WITH TURBANED EQUESTRIAN FIGURES; THE LAST A TEAPOT WITH WISHBONE HANDLE AND DRAGON SPOUT, PAINTED WITH A CONTINUOUS HARBOR VIEW, COVER LACKING
8 IN. (20.2 CM.) WIDE, THE BOWL (3)
ANONYMOUS SALE; SOTHEBY'S, NEW YORK, 27 OCTOBER 1992, LOT 31 (THE BOWL).
ANONYMOUS SALE; CHRISTIE'S, GENEVA, 8 MAY 1989, LOT 77 (THE TEAPOT).
MAJOR R.N. GALLOWAY; CHRISTIE'S, LONDON, 18 MAY 1999, LOT 242 (THE TEAPOT).
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