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FS37: Three Day Fine Art Sale

A Matched Pair of Chelsea Bonbonnieres

Auction Lot FS37/23

A matched pair of Chelsea bonbonnieres modelled as a lady and a gentleman's head, she wearing a blue, pink and yellow trimmed mob-cap with an iron red bow to the back, he wearing a fur-trimmed pale green hat with three feathers, the interiors painted with floral sprays, each with gilt-metal mounts and moss agate hinged cover, circa 1760, 6.5cm high, 7cm and 7.5cm long [minor glaze spotting].

A Matched Pair of Chelsea Bonbonnieres (FS37/23) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 22nd January 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A matched pair of Chelsea bonbonnieres modelled as a lady and a gentleman's head, she wearing a blue, pink and yellow trimmed mob-cap with an iron red bow to the back, he wearing a fur-trimmed pale green hat with three feathers, the interiors painted with floral sprays, each with gilt-metal mounts and moss agate hinged cover, circa 1760, 6.5cm high, 7cm and 7.5cm long [minor glaze spotting].

The Flowerday Collection

This item is part of a 124 lot collection being sold at auction through Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood.

The Flowerday Collection of 18th Century English porcelain is the result of almost 40 years of collecting and includes the twelve 'Galle' faience cats.

More Details

Notes

Literature: John Cushion 'English Porcelain' page 16, plate 4. cf. G E.Bryant 'The Chelsea Porcelain Toys' 1925, page 158 plate 45/2 and page 166 plate 49/4.

Provenance

He With Paper Label For Stoner & Evans, 3 King Street, St James' Square, SW She With Paper Labels For 'Exhibited Chelsea Town Hall 1924 Loan: LF Harrison Esq.' And 'Chelsea Exhibition 1948 No 62'.

Price Realised

£4,200

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS37: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Monday, 22nd January 2018
Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
Wednesday, 24th January 2018

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:00pm on Monday, 22nd January 2018 as part of the Flowerday Collection section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

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