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Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Loving Cups

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
616
Sold for:
$500$500

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Loving Cups, c. 1790, each with ovoid body painted on either side with an egg-shaped pendant with gilt "FWP" monogram suspended from a red, green, and gilt bowknot, the rim ornamented with delicate flower swags and gilt sawtooth borders, with entwined reeded strap handles with floral and leafy terminals heightened in red, puce, and gilding, raised on a domed circular pedestal base, (imperfections), ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $150-200

Lacking probable covers, one with 10 small rim chips, and 1/2 in. rimline; the other with about an 8 in. curved hairline from rim, and a 1/2 in. rim line.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chinese Export Porcelain Loving Cups, Chinese export porcelain, Gilding, Gold, Metalworking, Puce, Rim

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