PAIR OF GEORGE III ORMOLU MOUNTED BLUE JOHN CASSOLETTES, ATTRIBUTED TO MATTHEW BOULTON
CIRCA 1770
the reversible gadrooned nozzles and tapering bodies hung with laurel swags, the shoulders with goat's heads, on waisted spiral fluted socle bases and square stepped plinths terminating in ball feet
20cm high
Estimate £1,500-2,500

Provenance: Deceased London estate

Literature: N. Goodison, Matthew Boulton: Ormolu, London, 2002, p. 333, figs. 332-333.

For similar example see: Christies sale, Important English Furniture and Carpets Including the Kedleston Bookcase, London, June 9th 2005, lot 217.


Sold for £37,250 (buyer's premium included)