An important Lund's Bristol cream pail circa 1749-51

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Lot 102
An important Lund's Bristol cream pail circa 1749-51

Sold for £ 32,400 (US$ 44,370) inc. premium
An important Lund's Bristol cream pail
circa 1749-51
Of lobed form with a shaped rim and four pad feet, the delicate overhead handle moulded with scrollwork and a central shell, painted in blue with flower sprays below four diaper panels, 8.5cm (3 3/8in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Simpson Collection. Sold in these rooms on 13 June 2000, lot 344. This is one of only six recorded Lund's cream pails. Two of these, including the example in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, still retain their ladles. All show variations in size, the moulding of the handle and pattern. Another example from The Watney Collection was sold in these rooms on 10 May 2000, lot 548. Two more from The A.J. Smith Collection are illustrated by Simon Spero (2006), p 79. Similar diaper panels are seen on a Lund's Bristol shell pickle dish from The Watney Collection, sold in these rooms on 22 September 199, lot 140
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