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Lot 19 (Summer Fine Art Auction, 17th July 2019)

Two Caughley 'Locre Sprigs' butter boats

Two Caughley geranium leaf form butter boats painted with Locre Sprigs
circa 1788-95,
unmarked, 8.2cm long

This pattern is known in France as Decor à la Brindille which translates literally as 'twig decoration'. This is an uncommon pattern by Caughley which has only been encountered on few pieces such as eye baths, coffee cans and butter boats, as presented here.

Sold for £210


Condition report

Slight nibbles to one of the boat's rims.