Sale 22CN03 | Lot 1142

Longton Hall or Vauxhall Porcelain Figure Group Emblematic of Autumn

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts
Longton Hall or Vauxhall Porcelain Figure Group Emblematic of Autumn

Lot Details

Lot 1142
Longton Hall or Vauxhall Porcelain Figure Group Emblematic of Autumn
Circa 1756, perhaps impressed B, otherwise unmarked, probably Vauxhall
Modeled as two putti feeding grapes to a goat, the goat naturalistically shaded in brown, the putti in iron-red and yellow drape, the rocaille-molded scroll base applied with flowers and enriched in gilt, puce, purple and green.
Height 5 1/2 inches (14cm), width 6 1/4 inches (15.9cm).

Exhibition:
Gambrell Loan, 18.2 (paper label).

A hard-paste version of this model with bocage was made at the Plymouth manufactory, see ref. no. 5 in the present listing. For a close group, see Bernard Watney, Longton Hall Porcelain, fig. 64A and p. 38. For a group now attributed to Vauxhall and potentially from the factory of Nicholas Crisp and John Saunders, see the British Museum, no. 1887,0307,IV.7. For an example from the Katz Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, previously thought to be Longton Hall and currently listed as 'probably Vauxhall', see 1988.926. For another close example from the Bradshaw Collection, 'attributed to Longton Hall', see Bonham's, 24 January 2007, lot 52.


C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $693 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Restoration to goat's horn, chips to flowers, fruit and foliage.


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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $693 (includes buyer's premium)

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