A CHELSEA PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND ONYX COVER CIRCA 1755
A CHELSEA PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND ONYX COVER CIRCA 1755
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A CHELSEA PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND ONYX COVER CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

A CHELSEA PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND ONYX COVER CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:2,750USD

Lot Details

Description

A CHELSEA PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND ONYX COVER CIRCA 1755


modeled as a girl resting against two recumbent goats draped with an ribbon inscribed PENSEZ A MOI, with a lined shagreen box and hinged cover.

Height of box 1⅞ in.

4.8 cm

Condition Report

Part of the girl's right foot is chipped away, some very minor occasional chips to the applied flowers and leaves and there is a discolored haircrack to the interior of the box, not apparent on the exterior. Otherwise generally good condition.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Christie's New York, January, 2000, lot 307

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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