London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
TWO CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN GILT AND WHITE TWO-HANDLED OVAL SAUCE TUREENS AND COVERS
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
One with fruit finial, the scroll handles terminating in acanthus leaves, the other with pineapple finial, the scroll handles centred with a mask terminating in anthemions
The largest 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) long (2)
The collection of Dr. Edgar De Noialles Mayhew (d.1991).
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Wendell Garrett, Classic America, The Federal Style & Beyond, New York, 1995, pp. 58-59.
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