New York, East
18 - 19 December 2001
This Lot has no reserve
A COALPORT FLOWER-ENCRUSTED BLUE-GROUND BASKET
Circa 1820, blue script CD mark
Of double shell-shaped 'Coalbrookdale-type', the interior painted with loose bouquets and gilt foliate scrolls, the exterior with yellow staves and moulded scrolls enriched in gilt
10in. (25.3cm.) wide
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See Geoffrey A. Godden, Coalport & Coalbrookdale Porcelains, New York, 1970, fig. 178 for a similar example.
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