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A GROUP OF TWELVE ENGLISH PORCELAIN TULIP ICE-CUPS, CIRCA 1820-30

Reserves

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

A GROUP OF TWELVE ENGLISH PORCELAIN TULIP ICE-CUPS, CIRCA 1820-30

A GROUP OF TWELVE ENGLISH PORCELAIN TULIP ICE-CUPS, CIRCA 1820-30

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

22,500

USD

Sold Without Reserve

A GROUP OF TWELVE ENGLISH PORCELAIN TULIP ICE-CUPS, CIRCA 1820-30


comprising three pairs, one of a pair marked SPODE in iron-red, one pair with crowned crossed batons and D mark in iron-red, three similar painted in an Imari-palette, and three further examples

(tallest) height 2 ¾ in.

7 cm

All in good condition except:

Imari cups - one with a petal tip with a restored chip; one with a restored petal tip and handle restored

Colored cups - one with flat chip to edge of a petal tip; one with handle lacking as visible in cat illustration; one with tiny chips to rim; one with foot restuck at stem and handle restuck.


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.

Sotheby's New York, 2 March 2006, lot 401 (part; two Imari-palette cups)

D. M. & P. Manheim, New York, bearing label (two)