THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER PALE-BLUE GROUND ARMORIAL CIRCULAR TUREEN, COVER AND STAND
the tureen painted on either side with the arms of Prescot (or Prescott) impaling Brice and Hoare beneath a pale-blue-ground band reserving panels painted with exotic birds perched in branches, the stand and cover with similar decoration, Chamberlains Worcester & 155 New Bond Street London script mark in iron-red to interior of cover
diameter of stand 12⅛ in.
In overall good appearance and condition. There is some minor rubbing to the gilding at the molded areas. The flange of the cover with some glazed over small chips associated to production.
The stand with some minor rubbing and scattered glaze crazing cracks.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Earl D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc. New York, bearing labels
Acquired from the above in 1995
Geoffrey A. Godden, Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain, 1788-1852, London, 1982, p. 133, fig. 162.