A fine Beilby enamelled tumbler with peacocks circa 1765

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Lot 64
A fine Beilby enamelled tumbler with peacocks
circa 1765

Sold for £ 13,200 (US$ 16,551) inc. premium
A fine Beilby enamelled tumbler with peacocks
circa 1765
The flared form with solid base painted with a long-tailed cock and two hens perched on leaf scroll, a butterfly to one side, 9.8cm high (some firing discolouration to enamels on the lower part)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Penrith Farmers Auctioneers, 6th April 2005, lot 208

    A smaller version is illustrated by Hughes (1956), pl.131. An example of similar size to the present lot but with a peacock perched on a balustrade is illustrated by Delomosne (1978), p.43, pl.69 and another with two peacocks perched on branches, is in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, illustrated by Rush (1973), p.39, pl.21b.
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