Two Chaffers small bowls and two Christian creamjugs circa 1760-65 and 1775
Lot 147
Two Chaffers small bowls and two Christian creamjugs circa 1760-65 and 1775
Sold for £384 (US$ 638) inc. premium
Lot Details
Two Chaffers small bowls and two Christian creamjugs
circa 1760-65 and 1775
One bowl painted with a bird on a spreading peony branch growing from other foliage in a distinctive palette borrowed from China and Japan, two butterflies on the reverse, 11.9cm, the other with individual Chinese plant sprays including a gourd-like fruit, 12.3cm (latter with small chip), the Christian 'Chelsea Ewer' creamjugs of the 'high' version of this well-known shape, one painted with the so-called 'Old Bill' pattern of Chinese figures by tables and vases, 7.6cm high (handle restuck), the other with Chinese musicians including a lady playing a 'qin' and a boy with a pinwheel, 7.5cm (chipped) (4)

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, the second described Chaffers bowl in this lot (which is illustrated above) has been withdrawn. The estimate has been reduced accordingly to £350-450
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