07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Six Porcelain Items

$474$400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Six Porcelain Items, a Royal Worcester spill vase with three yellow bamboo shoots with an owl perched in the center, ht. 7 1/2; a Royal Bayreuth pitcher with the body formed by playing cards and a devil handle, ht. 7 5/8; a drum-form box topped by a jester playing a trumpet and symbols, and attended by a small dog, ht. 8 3/4; a Royal Worcester vase in the form of a white elephant adorned with turquoise and gold caparison and howdah, ht. 7 3/4; a box in the form of a cauldron with an imp emerging from inside, ht. 8 1/4; and an bisque cauldron-form box with a partially submerged soldier with a peg leg, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $300-500

Royal Worcester spill vase with crazing and scattered abrasions and surface loss; Royal Bayreuth pitcher in good condition, no chips, cracks, or repairs; jester box with loss to polychrome enamel and gilt, chip to brim of hat, loss to trumpet components, chips to rim of lid; Royal Worcester elephant with repairs to two hind feet, crazing, loss and discoloration to gilt, marked for Parisian retailer Escalier de Cristal; Cauldron box with repairs to both side handles, scattered loss to polychrome enamel decoration; cauldron form box with soldier has repair to end of peg leg, chip to moustache, cracks to rim of cauldron.

Keywords

Royal Bayreuth pitcher, Escalier de Cristal