17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE-DECORATED 'MOSES AT THE NILE' TEAPOT-STAND; AND A TEABOWL
The hexafoil teapot-stand with fluted sides decorated at the centre en grisaille with the infant Moses being discovered in the river by the Pharoah's daughter, with three other figures looking on, one holding a cloth in which to wrap the child, within a grisaille narrow band below the gilt rim, crack; and a teabowl en suite, hairline
the stand 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide (2)
Purchased Christie's New York, 29 January 1994, lot 105 (part).
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A saucer-dish with this design in the Victoria and Albert Museum is illustrated by Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 260, fig. 11.5.
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