A rare Vauxhall pickle stand or sweetmeat dish, circa 1758-60
Lot 211
A rare Vauxhall pickle stand or sweetmeat dish, circa 1758-60
Sold for £ 562 (US$ 733) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Vauxhall pickle stand or sweetmeat dish, circa 1758-60
Modelled as three scallop shells with a smaller shell applied in the centre forming the handle, six further shells applied around it, each dish painted in blue with a Chinese landscape within a shaded border, 19.5cm wide (cracked, rim chips)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Roderick Jellicoe 2007
    Garrick Bond Collection

    Illustrated in Ceramics of Vauxhall, ECC 2007, p.87, no.159. Only a small number of Vauxhall pickle shells of this form are recorded. These include an example from the Watney Collection of the same pattern sold by Phillips, 10 May 2000, Lot 738, another with related shaded decoration in the Victoria and Albert Museum and a third painted with peonies and exhibited by Simon Spero, 2011 Exhibition, no. 31
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