Lot 14: English painted porcelain pitcher and basin, late 19th century, possibly chelsea, The lobed pitcher painted to show floral swags, brigh
October 9, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
English painted porcelain pitcher and basin
late 19th century, possibly chelsea
The lobed pitcher painted to show floral swags, brightly colored birdsand insects, and gilt C-scrolls on a cobalt ground; the scallop form basin similarly painted. The underside of both with gilt anchor mark.
Pitcher H: 11 1/2, Basin W: 13 1/2, D: 11 in.
Property from Ditchley, the Virginia estate of Alfred I. and Jessie Ball duPont.
Handle repaired in two places.
Light wear to gilt and polychrome decoration.
Overall generally good condition.
No cracks or chips.
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