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Approximately Eighty-seven Pieces of Chinese Export "Thousand Butterflies" Porcelain

Auction:
2938T
Lot:
1561
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Discovery - 2938T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Approximately Eighty-seven Pieces of Chinese Export "Thousand Butterflies" Porcelain, 20th century.
Estimate $500-700

roughness to the edges of the cups and rim flakes to a few plates. The set consists of 25 round saucers, 6 octagonal breads, 7 octagonal salads, 14 cups, 9 footed saucers, 16 dinner, 3 round salads, and 7 serving pieces, all with Made in China on underside.


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

Ceramic art, Chinese culture, Chinese export porcelain, Chinese porcelain, Glass, Japanese export porcelain, Porcelain, Pottery, Tableware

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