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Lot 36: FIRST PERIOD WORCESTER DOLPHIN BUTTER BOAT CIRCA 1765 8.5cm highPlatinum House
October 4, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
FIRST PERIOD WORCESTER DOLPHIN BUTTER BOAT
moulded with shell motifs and a lamprey handle, on a raised oval foot, polychrome painted with flowers
No visible chips, cracks or repairs.
Some rubbing to gilt.
Firing crack just beneath scroll handle.
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- No visible chips, cracks or repairs
- Some rubbing to gilt
- Firing crack just beneath scroll handle