A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE IN THE FORM OF A SLEEPING GIRL AND MASTIFF CIRCA 1750-54
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A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE IN THE FORM OF A SLEEPING GIRL AND MASTIFF CIRCA 1750-54

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE IN THE FORM OF A SLEEPING GIRL AND MASTIFF CIRCA 1750-54

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

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Lot Details

Description

A ST. JAMES'S (CHARLES GOUYN) PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE IN THE FORM OF A SLEEPING GIRL AND MASTIFF CIRCA 1750-54


modeled reclining on rockwork before a flowering branch, the hound seated, with a chained flower forming the stopper.

Height 2⅞ in.

7.4 cm

Condition Report

There is an approximate 1/2-inch loss to the upright border of leaves around the neck at the back and additional chips and losses to leaves.


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

D. M. & P. Manheim, New York, bearing label

Skinner, Boston, January 7, 2006, lot 152

Catalogue Note

Listed as 'Sleeping Girl beside mastiff', Kate Foster includes this model in the first category in her article. A second example was also in the Collection of Otto and Magdalena Blohm, sold October 9, 1961, lot 525; Beatrice Blohm von Rumohr Collection, Christie's London, June 27, 2005, lot 77. A third example was sold, Sotheby's London, May 10, 2016, lot 220, also formerly in the Blohm Collection, sold, April 24, 1961, lot 259. 

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