A Highly Important Chinoiserie Cup & Saucer
This exceptional cup & saucer of circular form. The saucer on a low pedestal foot and decorated with Chinoiserie flat-chasing depicting a gentleman and attendant holding a sunshade amongst foliage with a bird flying overhead. The scene within a matted band. The circular cup flat-chased with exotic ho-ho birds and berried foliage, it too with a matted band near base.
The cup hall marked with maker's mark only under the base and also with the scratch weight 6=2, the saucer fully hallmarked under the base and with the scratch weight 8=15
Mrs. Violet Helen St. Quintin (d.1943), widow of William Herbert St. Quintin (1851-1933) of Scampston Hall, Malton, co. York;
Mrs St. Quintin; Christie's, London, 22 June 1937, lot 103 (£253 to the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company).
With Firestone and Parson, Boston, Massachusetts.
Richard Cushing Paine Sr. (1893-1966), by 1964 and thence by descent.
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