Decorative Arts

December 01 - 06, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 523
Pair of Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Ground Bough Pots, c.1800
  • Pair of Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Ground Bough Pots, c.1800
  • Pair of Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Ground Bough Pots, c.1800

523

Pair of Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Ground Bough Pots, c.1800

of flaring cylinder form with pierced covers, each painted in colours on one side with a large panel of ‘Cupid & Cephisa’
height 5.5 in — 14 cm
painted titles in gilt script

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $12,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

Geoffrey Godden illustrates a tumbler painted with one of the present subjects in Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain, 1788-1852, p. 176, pl. 220. Both subjects are based on contemporary prints from Montesquieu's 'Céphise et l'Amour' by Thomas Burke, after Angelica Kauffman

Provenance:

Estate of Joyce Mulock, Newmarket