A CHELSEA PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE AND A STOPPER IN THE FORM OF TWO YOUTHS CIRCA 1755
A CHELSEA PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE AND A STOPPER IN THE FORM OF TWO YOUTHS CIRCA 1755
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A CHELSEA PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE AND A STOPPER IN THE FORM OF TWO YOUTHS CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

A CHELSEA PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE AND A STOPPER IN THE FORM OF TWO YOUTHS CIRCA 1755

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,500 USD

Lot Sold:2,750USD

Lot Details

Description

A CHELSEA PORCELAIN SCENT BOTTLE AND A STOPPER IN THE FORM OF TWO YOUTHS CIRCA 1755


the figures building a house of cards around a central flowering tree trunk, the chained stopper formed as a bird, the underside with a gilt-flower spray and inscribed in iron-red PLAISERS INNOCENT, gilt-metal mount.

Height 3½ in.

8.8 cm

Condition Report

The bird stopper is a replacement. Some minor wear to the gilt flower spray on the underside of the base. Otherwise. 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

Bonhams London, April 6, 2007, lot 205

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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