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The January Sale
Lot 99 : £2,200

A large early 20th Century Cantagalli pedestal basket vase decorated in the Renaissance style with cherubs, stylised birds and grotesque griffin in tones of green with copper lustre detailing against a blue ground, the handle formed as a fish with its head leaning upon a male torso with wings, bears paper label stating 'The gift of her Majesty Queen Victoria to Susan, Duchess of Roxburghe', the cockerel beneath the label, height 51cm

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Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics, Decorative Arts and Textiles

Alison specialises in ceramics and textiles with a particular interest in design and decorative arts from 1880 to 1945. She graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Art History, and brings over ten years’ experience to Fieldings. Her most significant finds to date include a pair of 18th Century Limehouse sauceboats which sold at auction for £36,000, a 17th Century band sampler selling for £1,100 and a collection of Louis Vuitton luggage selling for over £9,000.

Sold for £2,200 hammer