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Lot 15


circa 1740, from the Liechtenstein service, painted in Schwarzlot and lightly enriched with gilding, the tureen of ogee form with moulded scroll handle, the sides painted with game birds on a strapwork border, centred by shells and enriched with gilding, the interior with a bird in flight, flowers and a spider, the domed cover with game birds and dogs beneath similar strapwork around the cone finial, within a quatrefoil and lozenge border, 35cm wide, 20cm high

Condition Report: click here
Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

Provenance: A. Lewis, New York, June 1950, $900
Collection of Frederick J. And Antoinette H. Van Slyke. Baltimore, U.S.A.
Sotheby’s New York, 26th September 1989
Christie’s, 12th May 2010, lot 167
Roy Byrnes Children’s Trust
The collection of the late Anthony du Boulay FSA (1929-2022)
and thence by descent.

Exhibited: The Baltimore Museum of Art, loan, 30th March 1964-2nd October 1969.

This exceptionally rare survivor is fantastic overall condition. There are is some discoloration and surface marks where the handles meet the body, otherwise there are no other signs of damage or restoration (please see additional images)

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