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Lot 20
A Worcester coffee can
circa 1754

Sold for £ 900 (US$ 1,273) inc. premium
A Worcester coffee can
circa 1754
Of cylindrical form with six feather moulded panels, slightly flared rim and flattened double scroll handle, painted in the famille verte palette with two birds perched on flowering branches and another bird in flight, the interior with a border of half-flowerheads flanked by green diaper sections, 5.7cm high (two small rim chips and a crack)

Footnotes

  • A matching coffee cup was in the R David Butti collection sold in these rooms 10 May 2006, lot 28, For a similar saucer see Spero (2006), fig 79
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