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Rare Eighteen-Piece Mocha Dipped-Ware Tea Set

Auction:
2509
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Rare Eighteen-Piece Mocha Dipped-Ware Tea Set, attributed to Charles and Jacob Leigh, Douai, France, c. 1800, yellow-bodied set comprising six cups and saucers, teapot and cover, sugar bowl and cover, cream jug, and a bowl, all with rouletted rows of beads highlighted with white slip bracketing inlaid bands of agate, ht. 1 1/2-6, bowl dia. 6 in.
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Three saucers with minor rim/foot chips, one cup with minor rim chips, hairlines in base of teapot, old overspray to interior of bowl.

Keywords

Douai, France, Charles Leigh, Jacob Leigh, Cups and Saucers, Tea set, Teaware

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