A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60
A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60
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A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60

Estimate: 500 - 700 USD

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60

Estimate: 500 - 700 USD

Lot Sold:1,125USD

Lot Details

Description

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) OR CHELSEA PORCELAIN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SEAL CIRCA 1749-60


modeled as a boy with a flute, inscribed in iron-red TOURJOURS GAY, the mount inset with an engraved carnelian matrix.

Height 1⅜ in.

3.5 cm

Condition Report

The porcelain is in 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

Phillips London, March 19, 1999, lot 130

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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