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Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Covered Cider Jug

Auction:
2198
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$823$700

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Covered Cider Jug, late 18th/early 19th century, gilt foo dog finial on cover of jug with purple-blue rim band, a shield below the spout enclosing an iron-red rampant lion, surmounted by an eagle feeding her young in black, gilt flower sprigs on the sides, applied lapped, ribbed handle with large, gilded foliate terminals, (extensive repaired crack, gilt wear), ht. 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Chinese export porcelain, Drinkware, Gilding, Gold, Jug, Metalworking, Pottery