10-13-2018 10-13-2018
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3150B Boston
October 13, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Jennens & Bettridge Papier-mache Tray

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 13, 2018 10:00AM


Jennens & Bettridge Papier-mache Tray, England, mid-19th century, oval form with polychrome decoration depicting George IV's "Nubian Giraffe," impressed mark "JENNENS & BETTRIDGE 2ND," lg. 29 3/4 in.

Note: Based on the painting by Jacques-Laurnet Agasse (Royal Collections). The giraffe calf was a gift from the Pasha of Egypt and arrived at Windsor Castle in 1827.
Estimate $400-600

One rim repair to a hairline at lower edge; another rim repair to left edge; minor age expected wear to the back.

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George IV, Jacques-Laurnet Agasse, Egypt, United Kingdom