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Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial-decorated Tray and Plate

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
798
Sold for:
$425$425

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

Description:

Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial-decorated Tray and Plate, late 18th/early 19th century, with underglaze blue butterfly, cell, and floral decorated baroque-shaped rims, and polychrome floral decoration, the tray with a unicorn crest on the shield, the small plate centered with an eagle and crown in a wreath of flowers, dia. 10 1/2, 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

No chips, cracks, or repairs, minor enamel wear to design at center of each.
Both have "Elinor Gordon Villanove PA " retail purchase stickers on the reverse.


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, Chinese porcelain, Economic history of China, Glass, Porcelain, Underglaze, Visual arts

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