A ST. JAMES (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND COVER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S HEAD CIRCA 1752-55
A ST. JAMES (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND COVER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S HEAD CIRCA 1752-55
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A ST. JAMES (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND COVER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S HEAD CIRCA 1752-55

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A ST. JAMES (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND COVER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S HEAD CIRCA 1752-55

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,375USD

Lot Details

Description

A ST. JAMES (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND COVER IN THE FORM OF A LADY'S HEAD CIRCA 1752-55


modeled wearing a mob-cap trimmed with a puce-patterned ribbon, her forehead and chin applied with tiny black patches, the enamel cover finely painted on the exterior and interior with flower sprays, with a hinged gold mount.

Height 2 in.

5 cm

Condition Report

There are several very minor short, fine haircracks to the interior of the enamel cover and several minor pinhead chips to the edge of the mob-cap..Otherwise 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

The Collection of Otto and Magdalena Blohm, Sotheby's London, July 4, 1960, lot 33

The Collections of Hanns and Elisabeth Weinberg and the Antique Company of New York, Sotheby's New York, November 10-11, 2006, lot 136

Literature

Harrison, Ars Ceramica, 2019, no. 31, p. 122, fig. 7

Catalogue Note

Examples of this rare model include those in the Metropolotian Museum of Art, New York, for which see Yvonne Hackenbroch, Chelsea in the Urwin Untermyer Collection, London, 1957, pl. 69, fig. 216; Property of the Estate of the Late Mrs. Charles E. Dunlap, sold, Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, December 3, 1975, 153; and the von Pannwitz Collection, Munich, sold, Hugo Helbing, October 24-25, 1905, plate LVI, fig. 497.

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