Decorative Arts Auction

June 15, 2015

LOT 120

Lot 120

Derby Shell Pickle Stand, c.1760

Derby Shell Pickle Stand, c.1760
Lot 120 Details
Derby Shell Pickle Stand, c.1760

with three scallop form dishes each decorated with flower sprays, a further raised column supporting a fourth shell containing a gherkin, all elaborately applied with seaweed and shells
minor condition noted
height 8.6" — 21.8 cm.
patch marks

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $1,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Label with Roderick Jellicoe, London


‘Delightful Derby’, Ceramics and Glass Circle of Australia, Bendigo Art Gallery, 1995


Very minor chips to applied ornament; small restoration to chips at rims of lower shells and possible other touch-ups; otherwise in substantially good condition

LOT 120

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 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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