25 September 2013
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO PORCELAIN DISHES WITH A VIEW OF THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL
PUCE SCRIPT MARK FOR CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER, CIRCA 1840
13 1/8 in. wide, the larger (2)
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Elizabeth Feld and Stuart P. Feld, The World of Duncan Phyfe: The Arts of New York, 1800-1847 (New York, 2011), p. 121, fig. 14 (the shell-encrusted example).
The image depicted is entitled The Ascent to the Capitol Washington by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) and was originally the frontispiece for American Scenery, written by N.P. Willis and published in 1839 by J.S. Virtue.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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