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Royal Worcester Porcelain Ivory-ground Potpourri and Cover

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Royal Worcester Porcelain Ivory-ground Potpourri and Cover, England, c. 1880, polychrome enameled and gilded Japonesque decoration, the pierced cover with blossoms and foliage surrounding a central sleeping elephant finial/candleholder, the bowl supported atop three elephant heads, impressed and printed mark, ht. 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Candle holder with rim flake and slight glaze wear to edge; otherwise in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

royal worcester, United Kingdom, Color, Japonesque, Polychrome, Potpourri, Visual arts

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