Decorative Arts Auction

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June 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 27

Lot 27

Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Marbled Ground Vase, c.1800-05

Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Marbled Ground Vase, c.1800-05
Lot 27 Details
Chamberlains Worcester Orange and Gilt Marbled Ground Vase, c.1800-05

the ovoid body with moulded and gilt horned mask handles, painted in colours on one side with a large panel of ‘Orpheus and Euridice’, above a pedestal foot with grey marbled base; with later replacement cover
minor restoration
overall height 14.6 in — 37 cm
painted title Orpheus & Euridice and Chamberlains / Worcester in red script

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $3,900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Robert W. Macaulay Collection, Toronto
Andrew Dando, Bath


Illustrated by Geoffrey A. Godden in Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain, 1788-1852, p. 294, pl. 381


Small restoration to a chip on one handle; tiny chip at nose of the other handle and another at one lower corner of base; otherwise substantially in good condition; the cover is a wooden replacement

LOT 27

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  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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