New York, East
19 January 1999
A WORCESTER BLUE-GROUND IMARI WASTE-BOWL
Circa 1770, blue pseudo-Chinese character mark
Painted in the 'Old Mosaick Japan' pattern; together with a Worcester 'Quail' pattern saucer; a Worcester blue and white cream-jug painted with flowers; a Mason's ironstone green-ground Chinoiserie vegetable dish and cover, puce printed mark, pattern no. B8931; and a Derby (Stevenson & Hancock) pot-pourri
6in. (16.5cm.) diam., the waste-bowl (5)
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The cream-jug is most likely Lowestoft porcelain, the number 5 by tradition is attributed to Robert Allen, mananger circa 1780.
Please note the following two lots 192 and 193 are being sold NOT subject to a reserve.
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately