A fine Flight and barr cabinet cup, cover and stand, circa 1804

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Lot 371
A fine Flight and barr cabinet cup, cover and stand, circa 1804

Sold for £ 13,750 (US$ 17,247) inc. premium
A fine Flight and barr cabinet cup, cover and stand, circa 1804
Of bucket shape with twin angular handles and a ring finial, painted with four colourful shells arranged on a stone ledge with seaweed and coral around them, possibly by Samuel Smith, the black marbled ground within gilded Greek Key and ram's head borders, 14.6cm high, incised B marks (3)

Footnotes

  • The shell painting and the arrangement of the fine filaments of the seaweed is very similar to that on the documentary shell-painted jug signed by Samuel Smith and sold by Phillips, 16 December 1998, lot 360. See John Sandon, The Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain (1993), colour plate 77
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A fine Flight and barr cabinet cup, cover and stand, circa 1804
A fine Flight and barr cabinet cup, cover and stand, circa 1804
A fine Flight and barr cabinet cup, cover and stand, circa 1804
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