A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND AGATE COVER CIRCA 1749-59
 A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND AGATE COVER CIRCA 1749-59
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A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND AGATE COVER CIRCA 1749-59

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND AGATE COVER CIRCA 1749-59

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,375USD

Lot Details

Description

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN GOLD-MOUNTED BONBONNIERE AND AGATE COVER CIRCA 1749-59


modeled as two putti lying with a recumbent black and white goat on a grassy mound base, the edge and interior painted with rose sprigs, the agate-mounted hinged cover edged in enamel inscribed in gilding 'CHACUN A SON', 'GOUT BON OU MAUVAIS'.

Height 1⅝ in.; 4cm

Width 1¾ in.; 4.5 cm

Condition Report

Visible porcelain in 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

Sotheby's London, December 14, 1972, lot 135

The Antique Porcelain Company, New York

The Collection of Fritz Katz, sold, Sotheby Parke-Bernet Inc., New York, March 8, 1979, lot 16

The Stradling's, New York, January 10, 1980

The Collection of Margaret Davison Block, sold, Sotheby's New York, April 15, 1996, lot 101

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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